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Sarah Quinn

Sub-Principal Second Violin, Chair of the Board

Member since 1998

‘I was lucky enough to be awarded a place on the LSO String Experience scheme while studying at the Royal College of Music. I had always wanted to join an orchestra and from the first moment of my first rehearsal I knew it had to be the LSO!’

Born in Dublin, Sarah Quinn began playing the violin at the age of eight. Keen to pursue a career in music, she moved to London to study at the Royal College of Music, where she was the recipient of many awards and prizes. Whilst a student at the RCM, Sarah was awarded a place on the LSO String Experience scheme. Sarah joined the LSO in 1998 having graduated from the RCM with distinction.

In addition to her busy schedule at the LSO, Sarah is in demand as a teacher and regularly tutors at the RCM, RAM and GSMD. She has also worked extensively with youth orchestras and is passionate about working with young musicians. Sarah is regularly involved with all aspects of LSO Discovery, working in schools and in the community.