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Sarah Tellier

Sarah Tellier

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Sarah Tellier holds a Master of Arts degree in Collaborative Piano from the University of Central Florida. Since graduating in 2011, Sarah became an avid teacher, accompanist, and vocal coach in the Orlando area, working with students of all ages and levels in various performing arts organizations.

    In 2014, Sarah began working at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts as a Yamaha piano instructor, accompanist, and musical theater teacher. In addition, she helped music direct the yearly Applause Awards as well as the Take it From The Top! summer camp taught by Broadway's Paul Canaan.

    Sarah moved to Tampa in 2018 to take the role of Collaborative Piano Specialist at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, where she currently teaches piano, musical theater, and voice lessons, accompanies choirs and numerous productions, and music directs. In addition to her teaching duties, she also works as a music director for local schools and theater companies, predominantly mad Theatre of Tampa. In their 2018-2019 season, Sarah was the music director, conductor, and pianist for their sold-out run of Heathers: The Musical as well as Man of La Mancha. She helped mad Theatre open their 2019-2020 season with a hugely successful opening of Disenchanted!.

    In the summer of 2021, Sarah journeyed to Hancock, NY, where she was a music director and pianist at French Woods Festival of the Arts, working with students from age 7 to age 19 on the following shows: Gypsy, Shrek, Blood Brothers, High School Musical, Schoolhouse Rock, Merrily We Roll Along, Godspell, Crazy for You, and Captain Louie, Jr. Sarah is currently in Tampa, FL, continuing her work at the Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and in local and regional theaters as a music director, vocal coach, and pianist.

    Professional Experience

    • Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • Florida/Gulf Coast

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Music Assistant
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist
    • Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
    • Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Piano

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Voice

    Software

    • Finale
    • MainStage
    • QLab

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz