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Sarah Claman

Sarah Claman (violin) currently resides in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She graduated from the University of Otago in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. At Otago, she studied violin performance with Tessa Petersen.

In 2010 she undertook an exchange to Dartington College of Arts (UK). There she studied violin performance with Dr. Joseph Harrop and focused her studies on commissioned and contemporary works as well as free-improvised performance.

In 2013 she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in violin performance at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya with Raquel Castro. In 2014 she completed an Advanced Studies Course in string quartet performance at the Conservatori del Liceu with Arnau Tomàs, cellist of the Cuarteto Casals.

During her time in Barcelona she was an active chamber musician, forming part of the string quartet Moana alongside Ariadna Rodríguez, Anna Ribera and Clara Manjón and the duet Claudàtor with Pau Sola. Currently, she is studying Contemporary Music through Non-Western Techniques at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

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