Sarah Clendenning


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Sarah Clendenning joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in 1997. Prior to that, she was a member of the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Opera. She has also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Mainly Mozart Festival, the Vermont Symphony, and the Chautauqua Symphony.

Originally from Hanover, New Hampshire, Sarah earned a Bachelor of Music Degree from Oberlin and a Master of Music Degree from the Juilliard School. She has studied with Joel Smirnoff, Gregory Fulkerson, Marylou Speaker-Churchill, and Andrew Jennings.

An avid figure skater, Sarah recently took on the challenge of learning to speed skate with her son, who is already competing. She is training to compete in her first short track meet in the fall.

She lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband and two children.