Massachusetts native, Sara Barkon, has been an active Music Educator on the South Shore for the past two decades. Her instrumental studies began with the Flute at a young age, soon followed by Piano which quickly became her principal instrument. Sara earned a B.M. in Professional Music while studying Piano and Music Education at Berklee College of Music.
Sara currently maintains a successful private studio teaching Piano to students of all ages. She enjoys the benefits of one-on-one lessons and values getting to know her students to tailor instruction based on their needs and abilities. She holds high standards for her students and gently guides them to meet those standards in a fun and caring way. Sara is a former faculty member of Middle Street School of Music in Plymouth, MA.
In addition to private teaching, Sara has taught instrumental music at the elementary/ middle/high school levels in local public schools where she served as Band Director and specialized in beginner and intermediate wind instruments. Some of her duties included preparing students for performances, juries, and District and SEMSBA festival auditions.
Sara currently teaches private Piano at Thayer Academy in Braintree, MA where she has served as choral accompanist and coach/rehearsal accompanist for musical theatre productions. She enjoys performing as Piano accompanist for recitals, concerts, and musicals at Thayer as well as other local schools.