Sarah Beatty is currently is Coordinator of Voice Studies at Concordia University Chicago, cantor and psalmist at St. Viator Catholic Church, and Director of Music at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation. 

She made her concert debut in 1973 when, as a member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus she was called upon to sing, on one hour's notice the soprano solo in the Beethoven Missa Solemnis under the baton of Sir Georg Solti. Subsequently she appeared as soloist with the Chicago Symphony in Schumann's Das Paradies und Die Peri, Haydn's Creation, and Sessions' When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd with Carlo Maria Giulini, Henry Mazur, and frequently with Sir Georg.  


  • MMus - Northwestern University; Evanston, IL
  • BA - Maryville College; Maryville, TN