Sara Stalnaker, cellist, grew up in Portland, OR. After receiving her B.M. at Oberlin Conservatory and her M.M. at Rice University, Sara spent over 10 years performing in the Providence String Quartet, the string quartet in residence of the award winning organization, Community MusicWorks. Throughout her chamber music career, Sara has collaborated with groups ranging from the Turtle Island to the Orion, Borromeo and Muir String Quartets, as well as renowned talents including Jonathan Biss, Matt Haimovitz and Kim Kashkashian.