Soprano Sarah Sensenig holds a Master’s degree from Eastman School of Music in Vocal Performance and Literature and a Bachelor’s degree in Performance from Westminster Choir College. She debuted in 2011 with the New York Lyric Opera Theatre in the title role of Handel's Alcina and also covered the role of Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte . Other operatic performances by Ms. Sensenig include Valencienne in The Merry Widow, Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Nancy in Albert Herring, Hansel in Hansel and Gretel and Dido in Dido and Aeneas. Personal accolades include Teaneck Opera Competition finalist and winner of both the Renee Fleming Award and the Concerto Competition at the Eastman School of Music.
Ms. Sensenig joined the voice faculty of the Westminster Conservatory in 2008. Also on the music faculty at The Pennington School, she performs locally in recitals with her husband and concert pianist Donald Dolan. Her personal vocal studies continue weekly in New York City with Irene Gubrud while her past teachers include Margaret Cusack, J.J. Penna, Carol Webber and Benton Hess.
Sarah Sensenig, as a voice teacher, is deeply committed to the compassionate nurturing of young voices. Working diligently with students on their unique strengths, she focuses on building confidence in performance on a foundation of the student's personal joys in music and singing.