Sarah McCoy is a graduate of Mars Hill University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano. Starting piano studies at the age of five, her teachers have included her mother, Jane McCoy (Professor of Voice at Warren Wilson College and Lecturer at Montreat College), Karen Sorrells, Dr. Anna Hayward, and Dr. Teresa Sumpter. Sarah has been teaching professionally for over four years and also loves contributing her time and efforts to the church and to the Greater Asheville community, often accompanying theater productions and choral groups. Sarah also plays guitar and percussion and is the front-woman of local group, The Friendly Beasts. She has just completed a year of service with Hands & Feet of Asheville and currently works part-time for the homeless nonprofit, Church of the Advocate. She is an invaluable part of the Piano Lab team and is thrilled for the opportunity to share music with the Asheville community on a greater scale.
“Fabulous, knowledgeable, instant rapport with both me and my child, uses a large array of creative teaching tools and techniques, excellent facility, excellent teaching…we are having a great experience with Miss Sarah, and my daughter is excited, practicing and progressing quickly!” – Laura S.
“You can tell Sarah really loves what she does. She has been so wonderful and accommodating in every way, great since day one & is so constructive at my lessons.” – Hannah D.
A clip of Sarah playing something jazzy…
(William Bolcom’s “Old Adam and the Serpent’s Kiss”)