Sarah Brett England is originally from Burke, VA, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
She received her B.A. in Conducting and Theory from The College of William
Sarah has music directed/accompanied hundreds of shows throughout the country, with credits at The Public Shakespeare Initiative, Paper Mill Playhouse, Barrington Stage Company, Pan Asian Repertory, Surflight Theatre, Half Moon Theatre, Creede Repertory Theatre, Texas Family Musicals, New Harmony Theatre, Circa '21 Dinner Theatre, Nebraska Theatre Caravan, Jenny Wiley Theatre, Ocean City Theatre Company, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, as well on board P&O Australia's Pacific Dawn cruise ship. Sarah serves as an audition accompanist in New York for multiple theatres.
Sarah wrote the vocal arrangement for"Happy Hanukkah" (music and lyrics by Carol Boyd Leon), which debuted at the Encore Chorale's holiday concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in December 2008. She has also edited the music of Carol Boyd Leon's song books, Songs from the Heart, Jewish Life Cycle, Gan Shirim, and Voices In Prayer.
She has written arrangements for Halloween Hullabaloo, a musical revue by Jennifer Winegardner and Welcome To Shoofly, a musical by Justin Anthony and Jonathan Lee.
Sarah is the music copyist supervisor for The Names We Gave Him by Peter Foley and Ellen McLaughlin, as well as music assistant to Kevin Stites for Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp.
She has served as the copyist for Tectonic Theater Project's Afro-Cuban Jazz Musical, Carmen, with music adaptation by Arturo O'Farrill and Ringing True, which premiered at Miami Theater Center's Sandbox Series.
Sarah is the Music Associate at Montclair State University, a Guest Teaching Artist at Bergen County Academies, and a Music Director and Accompanist at Paper Mill Playhouse.
"The best part was Sarah Brett England and her keyboard.
She was the glue and cohesiveness that held the show together."
Ken Fritzler, Board President
Custer County Friends of the Arts