Sadie McKnight holds a Masters in cello performance from the Rudi E Scheidt School of Music in Memphis,TN and a Bachelors in performance from S.U.N.Y. Purchase Conservatory of Music in NY. While in Memphis, McKnihgt served as assistant principle cellist to the University of Memphis Orchestra, principle cellist of the Balmoral Chamber Orchestra and was cellist of the University of Memphis Graduate Quartet. She has performed as soloist with the Hastings Symphony Orchestra, the Balmoral Chamber Orchestra, and appeared on Public Radio International’s “From the Top” from Jordan Hall in Boston, MA. McKnight has been teaching since 2008 and received Suzuki Every Child Can and Book one training in 2014.
She is currently teaching private students, is a sub cellist with the Huntsville Symphony, and performs as a freelance cellist throughout the Nashville area. McKnight's principle teachers include, Carol Work, George Work, Julia Lichten, Felix Wang and Leonardo Altino.
McKnight's goal is to leave each student with the tools, knowledge and confidence to achieve their own personal musical aspirations