In September 2016, Sarah Ford joined the Colorado Springs Philharmonic as part of the horn section. Subsequently, Sarah began teaching horn at CSU-Pueblo, UC-Colorado Springs, and Colorado College. She performs regularly with local groups such as the Boulder Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, and the Classical Brass Quintet in Littleton, CO. Before moving cross-country to Colorado, Sarah earned her Master of Music from the Yale School of Music and her Bachelor of Music degree from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts. She has studied with some of the great horn pedagogues; Denise Tryon, Eric Reed, Bill Purvis, and Radek Baborák in the Czech Republic are a few. During her summers, Sarah teaches at Colorado Springs’ Summer Brass program and has participated in the National Repertory Orchestra, Crested Butte Music Festival, the Pierre Monteux School, the National Music Festival, the Kennedy Center Summer Music Institute, and other programs.