Jacobs alumna Sara Caswell featured in “Strings” magazine

Strings-Magazine-cover-227x300Congratulations to Jacobs alumna and jazz violinist Sara Caswell (BM’00, AD’02), who is featured on the cover of the September 2014 issue of Strings magazine!

A native of Bloomington, Ind., Caswell attended Indiana University as a Wells Scholar, earning B.M. degrees with high distinction and an Artist Diploma in both violin performance and jazz studies at the Jacobs School of Music. She studied with Josef Gingold, Stanley Ritchie, and David Baker.

Caswell was recognized as a “Rising Star” in both the 2013 and 2014 DownBeat Magazine Critics Poll and as one of the top jazz violinists in both the 2011 and 2012 JazzTimes Readers’ Poll.

She regularly performs with Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Roseanna Vitro and has toured five continents with three-time Grammy winner and bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding in support of Spalding’s Chamber Music Society CD.

Read the feature story at http://www.allthingsstrings.com/News/Interviews-Profiles/A-Song-in-Her-Heart.

Read more about Caswell at http://saracaswell.com/.

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