Heralded by Reno Arts News for her “tender” playing, Sarah Coyl enjoys a diverse musical career playing and teaching violin and viola. She is a member of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and an instructor of violin at the University of Nevada, Reno. As an emerging chamber musician, she has performed in concert on viola with world-renowned pianist Joyce Yang. Recent solo engagements include a performance of the Bruch Violin Concerto with the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra. Coyl has collaborated with folk and rock bands, even performing with Michael Bolton and Johnny Mathis. She is passionate about arranging, taking inspiration from classical, jazz, and folk traditions as she curates repertoire for her chamber music duo with guitarist Max Case.