Sarah Bowe is Instructor of Music and Director of Choral Activities and Choral Music Education at Central Connecticut State University, where she conducts the University Singers and the University Chorale, teaches courses in conducting and methods, supervises student teachers, and coordinates the undergraduate Music Education program. Bowe previously served as Director of Music at St. Alban’s Chapel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is completing her D.M.A. in Choral Conducting at Louisiana State University.
Bowe has provided workshops for choirs in Louisiana and Texas, and presented educator clinics in Louisiana and Texas, including at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention. Locally, Bowe served as the choir conductor at Laurel Music Camp in New Hartford, CT. While completing coursework at LSU, she assistant-conducted the A Cappella Choir, Women’s Chorale, and the Tiger Glee Club, and taught aural skills and choral conducting. Prior to graduate study, Bowe was an active music educator and music director in her home state of Massachusetts, and held secondary teaching positions in the Winchendon, Woburn, and Springfield school districts.
As a soprano, Bowe sings regularly with Red Shift, a Baton Rouge-based professional ensemble of which she is a founding member. Red Shift has been featured at the 2017 Louisiana American Choral Directors Association Conference, and will perform at the 2018 College Music Society National Conference in Vancouver, BC. Bowe’s other vocal engagements include serving as ensemble member and concertist at the Brescia International Early Music Summer School and Festival, in Brescia, Italy, and studying and performing at the Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute at the Aspen Music Festival.
Bowe is a D.M.A. candidate at Louisiana State University, and holds an M.M. and a B.M. summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.