Sarah Beland

certified private instructor

Sarah Beland has been teaching flute and piano lessons at West Music since 2005. She holds a Master of Arts degree in flute performance from The University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Music degree in flute performance from Wartburg College. She has also served as adjunct flute professor at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO and Graceland University in Lamoni, IA.Sarah welcomes students of all ages, from young children to adults. She tailors lessons to fit each individual student's needs, strengths and interests and enjoys incorporating music theory, history and a variety of musical styles.Students are given the opportunity to perform in biannual recitals as well as local competitions and masterclasses. Many of her students have gone on to careers as performers, band directors and private music teachers.