Sarah Riskind

Choral conductor and composer

Sarah Riskind is a doctoral student in choral conducting at the University of Washington and Music Director at Magnolia United Church of Christ. With degrees from Williams College and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, she was most recently active in the Boston musical scene as a choral conductor, composer, vocalist, and music educator. Ms. Riskind has directed ensembles at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, The Walden School, Williams College, and the First Parish Church of Berlin, MA, as well as assistant-conducting the Renaissance choir Convivium Musicum and the Boston Children’s Chorus. Her compositions have been performed by choruses and chamber ensembles in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, and Washington. A dedicated teacher, Ms. Riskind has also taught music at the German International School of Boston and at The Walden School, a unique summer camp in New Hampshire that nurtures creativity in young musicians.

Contact: sarah (dot) riskind (at) gmail (dot) com

Photo credit: Georgia Kuss