Sarah York holds bachelor’s degrees in music education and violin performance and a Master of Music degree in violin performance from the University of Maryland. She has completed Suzuki teacher training courses with Ronda Cole and Edmund Sprunger and studied string pedagogy with Dr. Gerald Fischbach at UMD. She has taught with the Music Kids program in private schools around DC, Suzuki lessons and group classes at the Norman School for Strings, and as a full-time middle and high school orchestra teacher in Oklahoma public schools. In 2016, she co-founded The Lahan Music Studio for violin and piano with her partner, Dr. Patrick Lahan. Ms. York is particularly experienced in working with preschool-aged children.