Sara Noel Bauman began studying the violin at the age of three and has studied in lessons and master classes with many of the nation's top violin pedagogues including: Sylvia Rosenberg (Juilliard), Alexander Kerr (Indiana University), Robert Lipsett (Colburn School), Hasse Borup (University of Utah), Alexander Woods and Monte Belknap (Brigham Young University), Joseph Gold (Oakland, CA) Meredith Campbell and Katherine Kunz (SLC). Sara graduated in Violin Performance from Brigham Young University, where she served as concertmaster of both the BYU Philharmonic and Chamber orchestras. Sara’s solo career began at the age of 12 when she soloed with the Temple Hill Symphony (Oakland, CA), where she returned to solo for a second time in 2012. She has soloed twice with the Utah Symphony in their "Salute to Youth" concerts (2009, 2011), twice as part of the BYU Concerto nights (2012, 2014), and was a finalist in the 2010 UMTA Concerto Competition and a national finalist in the National Music Teachers Association Competition in Anaheim in 2013. In November 2011 she performed a solo concert on the Temple Square Concert Series.
Sara has attended the Aspen Summer Music Festival (2013, 2014), Summer Violin Institute at Northwestern University (2013), Credo at Oberlin College (2011), and the Chamber Festival at the University of Utah (2009, 2010).
Sara substitutes regularly with the Utah Symphony, plays in studio recordings, and teaches a full private studio in her home. Her two albums Feelings (2014) and For the Beauty (2015) can be found in Deseret Book locations across the United States.
Besides violin, Sara loves tennis, the outdoors, and being married to her husband, Christian.