Sarah Bass is a violist of the Spokane Symphony. Sarah graduated with honors from Indiana University in Bloomington and the University of Washington in Seattle, studying with Atar Arad and Melia Watras. She was a concerto competition winner at both schools and was also a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Born in San Antonio, TX, Sarah began playing the viola at the age of nine. In her time off, Sarah enjoys playing with puppies at the shelter, exploring the beautiful countryside surrounding Spokane, and trying to locate the owl that she swears lives in the attic of her apartment building.