Sara Mayo is an active freelancer in New York, and is originally from the Pacific Northwest. She is the tenor trombonist of Calliope Brass, 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, Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, Spokane Symphony, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Tacoma Symphony, and the Northwest Sinfonietta.
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 Washington Heights, where she enjoys knitting, window gardening, reading sci-fi, and having opinions about coffee.