Sarah Mullins is a Canadian drummer and percussionist based in NYC. She has degrees in classical percussion from CUNY Queens College and McGill University, and an Artist Diploma from The Glenn Gould School. She has performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Rockwood Music Hall, Le Poisson Rouge, Caveat NYC, Jacob’s Pillow in MA, and Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
Sarah is the drummer for Melissa Gordon (pop/folk/blues/groove), and has played acoustic and electronic drums for numerous sold-out musical improv comedy shows (completely improvised!) in NYC: Your Love Our Musical, Baby Wants Candy, Shamilton, Electric Bitch, and Vern.
Notable projects and performances include as an extra percussionist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, The Glenn Branca Ensemble, singing with NYC’s Georgian choir, Supruli, and traveling to the Republic of Georgia and Eastern Turkey on a song study tour, and to Bali as a member of the New Atlantic Chamber Gamelan to learn Arja Saraswati Puja, a theatrical piece that was subsequently performed at universities throughout the US Northeast. Sarah also traveled as the drummer and backing vocals for Gabrielle Sterbenz and Lady Danger, the opening band for the 2019 Wheatus UK and Europe Tour.
Recordings include: Melissa Gordon Live at Rockwood, Vern’s A Very Improvised Holiday Musical available on Audible, Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti’s gray from in manus tuas- New Focus Recordings (graphic score duo for viola and percussion), Michael Eaton’s Temporalities from his album Dialogical- Destiny Records (marimbas and triangles), and Nerissa Campbell’s After the Magic- Crooked Mouth Music (as a member of Gamelan Dharma Swara).
- NYC/Tri-State Area
Interested in touring?
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician