Sara Mayo is an active freelancer in New York, and is originally from the Pacific Northwest. She is the Principal Trombone of the Yakima Symphony, and has been a featured soloist with both the Yakima Symphony and the Tacoma Community College Symphonic Band. She has also performed with a variety of orchestral ensembles such as the Chelsea Symphony, Spokane Symphony, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Tacoma Symphony, Northwest Sinfonietta, the Lake Washington Symphony, Ballet Bellevue, and the Olympia Symphony.
In addition to orchestral playing, Sara lends her talents to groups in a wide range of musical styles. She has performed in the pits of Broadway-style musicals with the Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society and has made frequent appearances with the Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra and the Jay Thomas Big Band. She has played new music with groups such as the Seattle Modern Orchestra, and also enjoys playing klezmer music, having made many appearances with the UW Klezmer Band.
Sara Mayo currently resides in Brooklyn, where she enjoys knitting, balcony gardening, reading sci-fi, and having opinions about coffee.