Sarah trained at the City University and The Guildhall School Of Music.
As Orchestrator and Musical Supervisor: A Little Night Music (Watermill Theatre), Sister Act (UK Tour), Grease and Legally Blonde (Curve), I Love You Your Perfect Now Change (Royal Welsh College), Redhead (LSMT), The Hired Man (NYMT St James Theatre), Fiddler on The Roof (2014 UK Tour), The A to Z of Mrs P (Southwark Playhouse), Jungle Book (Glasgow Citizens Theatre), Dear World (Charing Cross Theatre), Chess (UK Tour and Toronto (Winner of 2010 Touring Whatsonstage Award)), Copacabana, Spend Spend Spend (Winner of 2009 Regional Theatre Award for Best Musical), Sunset Boulevard (4 Olivier Nominations, and a Transfer to The Comedy Theatre West End), Martin Guerre, Hot Mikado (Both nominated for Regional Theatre Awards for Best Musical) all at The Watermill Theatre.
In 2006 she won a Tony and Drama Desk Award for her Orchestrations on The Watermill Theatre’s Production of Sweeney Todd, which transferred to Trafalgar Studios and Eugene O’Neill Theatre.
Other shows as Orchestrator and Musical Supervisor include: Sunnyside Of the Street (Jermyn Street), A Song Cycle For Soho (Soho Theatre), Greeks at the Gate (Gate Theatre), Peter Pan, Robin Hood, Beauty and The Beast (Eastbourne Devonshire Park Theatre), Honk! (Watermill), Mack And Mabel (Watermill and West End), Fiddler On The Roof, Gondoliers (Watermill (Both winners of Regional Theatre Award for Best Musical)), Ten Cents A Dance, Piaf and Carmen all at The Watermill, Privates On Parade (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Dick Whittington (Barbican),Pal Joey (York), Dottie Lottie (Jermyn Street), Crazy For You, Me and My Girl (Aberystwyth), Annie (Belfast), and A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep).
As Composer she has composed many Pantomimes for Chipping Norton, The Secret Garden (Chester), The Marriage Of Figaro (Watermill), Peter Pan (Oxford Playhouse), A Star Danced (Watermill), The Last Fattybottypuss In The World (Regents Park) ,Tales My Lover Told Me (Kings Head), A Womb With A View (Radio 4),The Challenge (The Shaw Theatre), Late And Lyrical (Jermyn Street), and Best Of British (Bridewell)
As Pianist: Bette Midler And Me: Gilded Balloon (Edinburgh Fringe 2015), Julian Clary, Canned Clary (St James Theatre), Natural Born Mincer (UK Tour), Fascinating Aida in Barefaced Chic, Lily Savage (The Bloomsbury), Dillie Keane in Citizen Keane and Single Again Alvin Stardust, Barb Jungr, The Drop Dead Divas, and Two Birds And A Bloke.