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Sara Hannum is a 2009 graduate of West Chester University. During her time at the university, Sara focused on clarinet, piano, voice, with an emphasis on music education. As a university student, Sara participated in a variety of ensembles including the West Chester University Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Cantari Donne Select Women's Chorus. Sara studied piano under Dr. Pennington as well as Dr. Valetta and clarinet under Dr. Karen Dannessa.
Upon graduation, Sara spent her first year teaching General Music and Chorus in the School District of Philadelphia. She then moved to the Oxford Area School District in 2010 where she began teaching General Music and directing the three choral groups at Hopewell Elementary School. In 2016, Sara received an M.S. in Educational Development and Strategies from Wilkes University. In 2018, she began rehearsing with the West Chester Community Band.