Sarah Folsom

Sarah Folsom

Asst Professor - Visiting

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theater Voice

Corbett Cntr Perform Arts

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Professional Summary

Sarah Folsom is a professional vocalist and teaching artist who specializes in singing voice habilitation and contemporary-commercial singing styles. A CCM alum, Sarah graduated with her Master’s degree in Voice in 2015, and has since completed all three levels of certification at the Contemporary-Commercial Music Institute at Shenandoah Conservatory as well as being a National Association of Teachers of Singing Professional Intern in 2020.  Additionally, Sarah has presented masterclasses in commercial vocal styles and cabaret performance technique at CCM, Xavier University, and Northern Kentucky University.

As a performer, Sarah is a sought-after vocalist in clubs and theaters across the country. Best known for her celebrated interpretations of vintage American pop, Sarah’s performances have been featured by The Cincinnati Pops, The Cincinnati Opera, The May Festival, Cincinnati Educational Television, ArtsWave, and TVHamilton, and in February of 2021, she competed as a quarterfinalist in the American Traditions Vocal Competition. Additionally, Sarah is a Founding Artistic Director and Principal Artist with Queen City Cabaret, a Cincinnati-based nonprofit arts organization that brings concerts and community-based music education to the Midwest. Through QCC, Sarah recently released her first album, Count Your Blessings: A Tribute to Rosemary Clooney, and has organized several musical activism projects, producing a city-wide music video cover of the 2017 Women’s March anthem, as well as a week-long, virtual music festival promoting voting equity in 2020.