Cellist, Composer, Improviser
An innovative and versatile musician, Sarah Gait has featured in Classical Music Magazine as a rising figure in the field of contemporary music. Radio appearances include BBC Radio 3's 'Live in Concert', 'In Tune', 'The Early Music Show' and 'The Verb', and Italian RAI Radio 3.
London-based cellist Sarah Gait comes from North Cumbria and recently graduated with a Master of Music degree from the Royal Academy of Music.
An awardee of the Royal Philharmonic Society's Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation, RVW Trust and EMI Music Sound Foundation, Sarah has performed live on BBC Radio 3 and featured in Classical Music Magazine. Also a composer, her works have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Sarah is a keen promoter of classical music with young people, appearing as Ambassador for the BBC Proms Inspire Scheme. She is the winner of the 2019 Cumbria Life Culture Award and the 2020 ISA Digital Award, from MDW Vienna.
Alongside award-winning American violinist Luke Hsu and Peruvian violist Varinia Oyola Rebaza, Sarah is co-director of the group Platform Music, a project that shares contemporary chamber music in public spaces. She is the dedicatee of many new solo cello works and recently gave the world première of her own commission for solo improvised cello and orchestra with the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester.