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Sara has done workshops and seminars in schools in
Devon for the Wren Trust as well as a number of folklore
projects encouraging young people to take an interest in
the folklore of their communities.
She has also participated in tours of village halls
organised by local arts councils to take folk music to
the smaller communities.
She was the first American to participate in the Annual
Ballad and Folksong Seminar in Innishowen in Co.
Recently she has performed in a number of museums
bringing to life the histories of emigration and early
Summers of 1992 & 1997 on the staff of the Pinewoods
Folk Camp in Massachusetts
It was from Sara's classes in old-time music that
interest developed to start the Friends of American
Old-Time Music and Dance in the United Kingdom. She was
closely involved with the organisation in its early days
and was one of the main performers at its first annual
1997 and 1999 on the staff of The Woods Folk Music Camp
2001 Goderich Celtic College in Ontario
2002, 2006 & 2013 on staff at Common Ground On The
Hill in Maryland.
2000 and 2001 Song Director at the Pinewoods Folk Music
Camp in Massachusetts.
Sara has frequently been a tutor in traditional singing
at the Scottish School of Excellence in Traditional
Music in Plockton in the Highlands of Scotland.
2003 on staff of Puget Sound Guitar Workshop (teaching
banjo and ballads)
2003 and 2004 on staff at Banjo Camp North weekend in
2007 Teaching at The Sage in Gateshead
2007, 2008, 2009 Teaching at the Ozark Folk School,
Ozark Centre in Arkansas
2007 Teaching at the RSAMD (Royal Scottish Academy of
Music and Dance) in Glasgow, Scotland
2007 Feb, May & Oct teaching classes in
traditional singing for the School of Arts &
Cultures of Newcastle University at the Sage in
2010 Appalachian Family Folk Week - Hindman Settlement
2010, 2011, 2013, 2018 John Campbell Folk School
2013 Augusta Heritage Festival - Elkins, West Virginia
2018 Maine Fiddle School