Hornist, Sadie Glass, leads a varied career as performer, teacher, and administrator. Recognized for her “polished tone,” Sadie has a passion for early music. Featured in Early Music America’s (EMAg) January 2017 Early to Rise Series, she is developing praise as an emerging baroque and natural horn specialist.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, Sadie is a member of the Monterey Symphony and has performed with many orchestras, including the Santa Rosa Symphony, Symphony Silicon Valley, and Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera. As a period instrument specialist she performs as soloist and orchestral hornist with period-instrument ensembles across America, including American Bach Soloists (San Francisco, CA), Mercury: the Orchestra Redefined (Houston, TX), Valley of the Moon Music Festival (Sonoma, CA), and Musica Angelica (Long Beach, CA).
With a passion for education, Sadie has been a teaching artist at Valley Vibes Orchestra, an El Sistema Program in Sonoma and an adjunct professor at Pacific Union College teaching horn and trumpet. As an administrator, Sadie is the Associate Director for the New Millennium Concert Series and Marketing Director for Valley of the Moon Music Festival.
Sadie completed a Master’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studying horn performance with Bernhard Scully. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in music performance 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 and two dogs, Callie and Macy.