Sarah Kwok, viola

Born and raised in Vancouver, Sarah began her musical training at an early age and went on to attend the University of Toronto and has just finished a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UBC. An active freelancer, she performs with the Vancouver Symphony, the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, the Vancouver Island Symphony and the Okanagan Symphony, and has played in concerts presented by the Chutzpah Festival, Sonic Boom Festival, and Music on Main. Sarah has also appeared with Turning Point Ensemble, Allegra Chamber Orchestra, and the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, and participated in the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, the St. Lawrence String Quartet Chamber Music Seminar and Tango for Musicians at Reed College. She is a member of the Elysian trio (viola, flute, and harp) as well as Dúo Mala Yunta, an Argentine tango ensemble, and teaches at the St. James  Music Academy.