Sarah Fernandes began her piano studies at the age of four with Mirela Mlynska and is currently a student of Dr. Washington Garcia. At the age of six, Sarah began participating in the Nebraska Music Teachers Association District and State festivals and has received ‘Superior’ ratings in all her performances. She participated in the Omaha Music Teachers Association Trophy Festival in 2020 and also received a ‘Superior’ rating. In December 2020, Sarah was selected as the KVNO 90.7 Classical Kid. She recently performed at KVNO’s Classical Kid showcase at the UNO Strauss Performing Arts Center in October 2021. She performed at the local library and a nursing home when she was six years old. Sarah first showed her musical potential when she was able to play her older sisters’ pieces by ear. She loves improvising and creating her own compositions. She has played her compositions at recitals on multiple occasions. Sarah is currently a fourth grader at St. Stephen the Martyr School in Omaha, Nebraska.
You can find Sarah’s 2021 Romantic Music Competition Piano performance here.