My Work Focuses on: 
Viola da Gamba & Baroque Cello Performance


More about Sarah Cunningham

Sarah Cunningham is recognized as one of the foremost performers on the viola da gamba worldwide. As a soloist and chamber musician she has performed and recorded throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Australia. After many years living abroad in London and then Ireland she has returned to the US and is also on the faculty of The Juilliard School's new Historical Performance department.


Long School of Music, with teacher Gian Lyman Silbiger.

Royal Conservatory, The Hague, Holland, with Wieland Kuijken.

Baroque cello studies with Wouter Moller, Amsterdam.

BA from Bryn Mawr College in Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance.

Performance Highlights

Founding member of baroque ensemble Sonnerie, with violinist Monica Huggett. Solo recitals at many festivals including Helsinki, London's Wigmore Hall, Utrecht (Holland), Vancouver, Sligo (Ireland), New York, Boston. US and European tours with flutist James Galway.

Recognition & Awards

Erwin Bodky Award for Early Music (1971)