Recognized for her “polished tone,” Sadie Glass is an active educator and performer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Featured in Early Music America’s Early to Rise Series, she is earning praise as a baroque and natural horn specialist. Sadie performs regularly with period-instrument ensembles across North America, including American Bach Soloists, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Musica Angelica, Oregon Bach Festival, Valley of the Moon Music Festival, and more.
On the modern horn, Sadie is a tenured member of the Monterey Symphony and has performed with many orchestras in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Santa Rosa Symphony, Symphony Silicon Valley, and Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera.
As an educator, Sadie is on faculty at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in Stockton, CA. Here, she teaches the horn studio, music theory, coaches chamber music, and is a member of the faculty ensemble, Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet. Sadie has also held teaching positions at Pacific Union College, Las Positas College, and El Sistema music programs. During the summer, she is on faculty at the Kendall Betts Horn Camp as the natural horn specialist. Beyond teaching, Sadie has held numerous administrative positions including the Associate Director for the New Millennium Concert Series and the Marketing Director of the Valley of the Moon Music Festival.
Sadie completed a Master’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studying with Bernhard Scully and earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, studying with Dr. Patrick Miles. In her free time, Sadie enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling with her husband, son, and two dogs, Callie and Macy.