Sarah Dunmire
Associate Director of Bands

dunmire@arrowheadschools.org

262-369-3612 ext. 4842

Voicemail ext. 3144

MMEd (Music Education) VanderCook College of Music

BME (Music Education) UW-Eau Claire

Post-Baccalaureate (Choral Music Ed) UW-Milwaukee

Sarah Dunmire is the Associate Director of Bands at Arrowhead High School where she conducts the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, 3 O'clock Jazz, Marching Band, and Pep Bands. Prior to Arrowhead, she served as Director of Bands at Cudahy High School and Park View Elementary for five years where she led student travel to Chicago, New Orleans, and Orlando. She is an active adjudicator and clinician for Wisconsin School Music Association and has judged the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program and the Wisconsin Flute Festival.

Mrs. Dunmire holds a Master of Music Education degree from VanderCook College of Music and Bachelor of Music Education (Instrumental and General) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.  At UW-Eau Claire she formed and toured with the a cappella vocal jazz group, Soundscape.  She also earned her Post-Baccalaureate Choral Certification from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a professional flutist, pianist, and singer as well as a private studio teacher in all three areas. She has been rehearsal accompanist and pit pianist for the stage musicals Guys and Dolls, All Shook up, Seussical, High School Musical, The Wizard of Oz, The Wedding Singer, AHS Musical Theater Nights, and has accompanied recitals, Solo/Ensembles, and other competitions.  Sarah frequently volunteers her time to perform along with her professional clarinetist sister, Raquel, at prisons and nursing homes.

She is a member of National Association for Music Education, Wisconsin School Music Association, Women Band Directors International, National Band Association, and Pi Kappa Lambda Collegiate Music Honors Society. Sarah resides in Greenfield with her fellow music educator and percussionist husband, Chris, and their tabby cat, Jasper.

Courses Taught: Concert BandSymphonic Band South, Symphonic Band NorthJazz EnsembleChamber Strings

Extracurriculars: Marching Warhawks3 O'clock JazzPep Bands
Performing Groups: Dream City Music, Greenfield Concert Band

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