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Conductor and clarinetist Sara Bock
Photo: Joseph V. Labolito / Temple University

Sara Bock is a clarinetist and conductor pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance at Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance in the studio of the world-renowned clarinetist Gi Lee.

A native of the Washington, D.C. area, Sara has soloed at the Strathmore Music Center, The National Presbyterian Church, and The National Arts Club. She has been recognized for her significant artistic development and impactful arts leadership, having been twice awarded the Certificate of Merit in Music Performance by the National Society for Arts and Letters, as well as receiving the 2023 Eberly Endowed Chair Award from the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras — recognizing her musicianship as Principal Clarinetist of the Philharmonic Orchestra in their 2022-2023 season.

Before her time at Temple, Sara studied under clarinetist Lori Fowser, Maestro Kristofer Sanz, and pianist Jeongseon Choi, all of whom helped shape her into the musician she is today.

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