Bachelors of Music - Texas State University
Masters of Music - University of North Texas
Doctorate of Musical Arts (in progress) - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
phone - 817-675-6132
Sara McCallum is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in bassoon performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has performed with the Champaign Urbana Symphony, Sinfonia de Camera and the Illinois Symphony Orchestra.
Sara was born and raised in Texas where she attended Texas State University, receiving a bachelors of music in bassoon performance and the University of North Texas, receiving a masters of music in bassoon performance. While in Texas she was a member of the Meridian Chamber Players, Lone Star Wind Orchestra and Illmari Winds Quintet. Major teachers include Daris Word-Hale, Kathleen Reynolds and Timothy McGovern.
She is an instructor for the Bocal Majority Bassoon Camp and the current private lesson instructor in Duncanville ISD, Southlake Carroll ISD and Coppell ISD. In the summer of 2011 she performed with the Franco American Vocal Academy, touring the south of France with a production of Offenbach’s, Le Grande-Duchesse de Gerolstein. She spent the summer of 2012 as a faculty member for the CICA International Music Festival serving as principal bassoon in the festival orchestra as well as teaching master classes and performing in many chamber concerts. Miss McCallum has an active studio of over 50 students and hand makes reeds for her private studio and several school districts.