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Sarah Bucher

Adjunct Faculty, Voice

College of Arts and Sciences: Music

Contact

Email: Sarah Bucher
Phone: 937-229-3936
Website: Visit Site
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Direct Email

sbucher1@udayton.edu

Profile

Sarah Bucher has taught private voice lessons at both public and private schools in the Dayton area, including Stiver's School for the Arts and the Piano Preparatory School. She also teaches voice and piano at her studio, Bella Musica, in Bellbrook, OH.   Sarah is an active member of the Dayton Music Club and NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing). Sarah was honored to be chosen recently as one of the participants in the NATS Intern Program, an intense event where voice teachers hone their skills and gain new pedagogical tools to incorporate into their teaching styles.

Sarah has also been a guest vocal director for the Children’s Performing Arts of Miamisburg and served as an adjudicator for the NATS Regional Student Auditions, National Federation of Music Clubs Festival events, the Dayton Opera Guild High School Vocal Competition, and the University of Dayton’s Concerto/Aria Competition.

In addition to teaching, Sarah also enjoys performing.  Her expressive lyric soprano voice has led to the roles of Nella in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Lisa in Bellini's La Sonnambula, Geraldine in Samuel Barber's A Hand of Bridge, and Lucy Lockit in John Gay's The Beggar's Opera.  She has also earned the title roles in Suor Angelica and Arabella.  She has been a featured soloist in the Wright State University Arts Gala, with Musica! (Dayton), and the soprano soloist for the Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church’s annual production of Handel’s Messiah.  OperaWorks Advanced Artist summer program chose Sarah to participate in their training and production of an original opera.  Sarah also created and directed Vocal-Improvisation Night for undergraduate music majors at Wright State University.  Currently, Sarah sings with the Dayton Opera Chorus and was sung as a principal with Opera Project Columbus.

Degrees

  • M.M. Wright State University
  • B.A. Wittenberg University

Professional Activities

  • NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing)
  • NFMC (National Federation of Music Clubs)
  • Dayton Music Club