Sarah Hager, Music Director/Organist

sarahhagerSarah Hager is a versatile keyboardist, performing in the Boston area on piano, organ, and harpsichord. She completed undergraduate training in musicology and piano performance. Sarah has played frequently in concert series in Pennsylvania, her home state. Before moving to the Boston area, work included lecture-recitals and presentations for Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s musicology department and the International Festival of Women Composers. A recipient of the Richard Gilmore Appel scholarship, Sarah studied harpsichord with Frances Conover Fitch and historical keyboards with Peter Sykes at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA, where she completed a M.M. in Early Music. Sarah has participated in many summer festivals; she most recently joined the Iberica Early Music Festival as harpsichordist for its inaugural and second seasons in 2012 and 2013. As a conductor, Sarah had the opportunity to conduct and perform in the English Concert Masterclass in London, UK. An admirer of Gilbert & Sullivan operetta, Sarah joined MIT Gilbert & Sullivan Players in 2014 as Musical Director for the premiere of Matthew Pinson’s The Forest of Eoren and as Assistant Musical Director and Conductor for Ruddigore. Sarah joined the staff of Lexington United Methodist Church in 2011.