Sarah Baer
  • Artist-Lecturer in oboe
  • Women's Studies


Sarah Baer is an active oboist, music scholar, and educator in the Lehigh Valley. Ms. Baer earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from Moravian College, where she studied with Carol Temlin and David B. Diggs. Graduate work was completed at Brandeis University where Ms. Baer was awarded a joint M.A. in Music History and Women's and Gender Studies after completing a thesis on the life and work of Margret Ruthven Lang, the first American women composer to have her orchestral works performed. Ms. Baer can be heard throughout the Lehigh Valley as a soloist, and has also performed internationally with the New Jersey Youth Symphony. Her continued academic interests in musicology, and the history of women in music, include educating about and advocating for the performance of works by women composers.