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Sarah Frisof

Assistant Professor, Flute
Primary office:
785-864-9618
204 Murphy Hall

D.M.A. University of Michigan; M.M. Juilliard School of Music; B.M Eastman School of Music

Sarah Frisof earned her Doctorate from the University of Michigan, her Master of Music from the Juilliard School, and her Bachelor of Music from Eastman School of Music. She was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Kobe International Flute Competition, and 2nd Prize winner of both the National Flute Associations’ Young Artist Competition in 2008 and the Heida Hermann’s International Woodwind Competition in 2007.

Frisof is the principal flute of the Dallas Wind Symphony and a frequent performer with the Dallas Symphony. She has performed with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony and Boston Symphony. She has also appeared at the Verbier, Tanglewood and Aspen music festivals.  Each summer she performs at the Music in the Mountains festival in Durango, Colorado.

Frisof has maintained a private teaching studio for more than 15 years. Her interests in outreach and education have led her to Zimbabwe and Brazil, where she directed music programs and participated in humanitarian efforts.


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