Sarah Beland has been teaching flute and piano lessons at West Music since 2005. She has also taught at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO and Graceland University in Lamoni, IA as an adjunct flute professor. She holds a Master of Arts degree in flute performance from The University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Music degree in flute performance from Wartburg College.
Sarah welcomes students of all ages and enjoys incorporating music theory and history into lessons. Students are given the opportunity to perform in biannual recitals as well as local competitions and masterclasses. Sarah is interested in the different ways students learn and has developed customized teaching techniques to suit each student's abilities and interests. Many of her students have gone on to careers as performers, band directors and private music teachers.