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Second Violin

Sarah Peters

Sarah Peters is a violinist with the Kansas City Symphony.  She is also a member of the Britt Festival Orchestra and a former violinist with the New World Symphony. As a chamber musician, Ms. Peters has appeared on Kansas Public Radio Live. Festival appearances include New York String Orchestra Seminar, Spoleto Festival USA, Pacific Music Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center, where she received the Jules C. Reiner Violin Prize.

A passionate educator and ambassador for community engagement, Ms. Peters currently serves on the board for the Olathe Youth Symphony; she also served on faculty at Carnegie Hall’s NYO2 and worked to write and produce education and outreach performances for the New World Symphony.

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Sarah Peters grew up in Kansas City studying with UMKC professor Benny Kim. She received her Bachelor of Music and Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory, where she studied with Paul Biss and Nicholas Kitchen. Additionally, she attended Prime Digital Academy in Kansas City, earning a certificate in full stack software engineering; when not playing the violin, she develops web and mobile applications. She enjoys long distance running and is involved with Girls on the Run of Greater Kansas City.


Sarah Peters

Sarah Peters is a violinist with the Kansas City Symphony.  She is also a member of the Britt Festival Orchestra and a former violinist with the New World Symphony. As a chamber musician, Ms. Peters has appeared on Kansas Public Radio Live. Festival appearances include New York String Orchestra Seminar, Spoleto Festival USA, Pacific Music Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center, where she received the Jules C. Reiner Violin Prize.

A passionate educator and ambassador for community engagement, Ms. Peters currently serves on the board for the Olathe Youth Symphony; she also served on faculty at Carnegie Hall’s NYO2 and worked to write and produce education and outreach performances for the New World Symphony.

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Sarah Peters grew up in Kansas City studying with UMKC professor Benny Kim. She received her Bachelor of Music and Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory, where she studied with Paul Biss and Nicholas Kitchen. Additionally, she attended Prime Digital Academy in Kansas City, earning a certificate in full stack software engineering; when not playing the violin, she develops web and mobile applications. She enjoys long distance running and is involved with Girls on the Run of Greater Kansas City.