05.12.13Biography

Currently the assistant professor of flute at the University of Kansas, Dr. Sarah Frisof completed her doctoral work at the University of Michigan. Dr. Frisof also received degrees from the Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music. She was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Kobe International Flute Competition, and the 2nd prizewinner of the National Flute Associations’s Young Artist Competition and the Heida Hermanns International Woodwind Competition. Dr. Frisof has attended the Verbier, Tanglewood, Pacific, and Aspen Music Festivals, and she has substituted with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Boston Symphony, and Fort Worth Symphony. Sarah Frisof serves as principal flute with the Dallas Wind Symphony and she plays frequently with the Dallas Symphony. Each Summer, Ms. Frisof plays in the Gesher Festival of Emerging Artists( St. Louis) as well as Music in the Mountains ( Durango, CO).As a teacher, Dr. Frisof has maintained a private studio for over 15 years, and she served as the graduate assistant at the University of Michigan. Her interests in outreach and education have taken her to Zimbabwe and Brazil.