Sarah Coffman, Soprano
Sarah Coffman (soprano) is pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Historical Performance Practice at Case Western Reserve University. At Case, she performs in many ensembles as both a singer and an early string player. She currently studies voice with Ellen Hargis and Aaron Sheehan, and baroque cello with Jaap ter Linden. In Cleveland, Coffman is a regular member of the Apollo’s Fire chorus and Quire Cleveland, and has appeared as a vocal soloist with Les Délices and Alchymy Viols.
Most recently, Coffman performed the title role in Stradella’s oratorio La Susanna with Case’s Baroque ensembles, and the role of La Musique in Charpentier’s opera Les Arts Florissants at Oberlin’s Baroque Performance Institute. Additionally, Coffman served as the continuo cellist for Amherst Early Music Festival’s 2018 production of Lully’s opera Cadmus et Hermione. She completed her undergraduate work at Lawrence University, where she studied voice with Steven Paul Spears.