Sarah Jackson Evanovich

Cello Teacher

Sarah Jackson Evanovich

SAA Member


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Sarah Jackson Evanovich is the Assistant Director of the Suzuki Academy of Columbia and the cello instructor at the Midlands Arts Conservatory in Columbia, SC. Sarah holds a Master of Music degree from Roosevelt University where she studied performance and pedagogy with Dr. Tanya Carey, and a Bachelor of Music in performance from the University of South Carolina, where she studied with Dr. Robert Jesselson. Mrs. Evanovich has registered Suzuki teacher training through the Suzuki Association of the Americas for all ten book levels.

Sarah’s prior teaching positions include the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute and the MAGIC program in Chicago, as well as the USC String Project in Columbia. She is the president of the Suzuki Association of South Carolina, and previously served on the board as Treasurer.

In addition to teaching, Sarah enjoys performing with the string quartet that she formed with her three sisters and also with her husband, pianist/organist Joshua Evanovich. She was an associate member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and played in the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra, the South Carolina Philharmonic, and the Aiken Symphony. In 2009, her quartet from Roosevelt University traveled to Quito, Ecuador to take part in the Mes Cultural Franz Liszt. She has participated in summer festivals including the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Killington Music Festival, Hot Springs Music Festival in Arkansas and the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts.