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Sarah E. Wheeler is a pianist based in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Sarah enjoys collaborating in musical theatre, vocal, choral, and instrumental music.
She is also experienced in MainStage programming for musical theatre.

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Based in Appleton, Wisconsin, Sarah E. Wheeler collaborates in classical vocal and instrumental repertoire, musical theatre, and choral music. Sarah has played for musicals with The Next Chapter ActorsHysterical Productions, Neenah Riverside Players, UW-Oshkosh at Fox Cities, Lawrence University, Kimberly High School, and Appleton East High School. She has also collaborated with choral groups including Oshkosh Chamber SingersUW-Oshkosh Chamber ChoirLawrence University Viking Chorale, Oshkosh Youth Choir, Badger State Girl Choir, Appleton Boy Choir, and Kimberly and Appleton East high schools. Currently, Sarah is a staff pianist at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, accompanies Kimberly High School choirs and vocalists, and freelances in the Appleton area.

Previously based in New York City, Sarah was Principal Vocal Coach and an Assistant Music Director with New York Opera Exchange, on the music faculty as a piano accompanist at Adelphi University, and played for various voice teachers in Manhattan, including at Barnard College. She also played with musical groups including the New Jersey State Opera and Village Light Opera Group.

Sarah has held staff positions at Boston Ballet School, Interlochen Arts Camp, and College Light Opera Company. She has worked as a pianist with regional theaters including Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre and The Little Theatre On The Square. She has also performed in many student vocal and instrumental recitals at Lawrence and Boston Universities.

Originally from Waterville, Maine, Sarah received her Master of Music in Collaborative Piano from Boston University in 2010.

She received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Lawrence University in 2007.

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Faculty & Staff Pianist

Voice Studio Pianist ~ Staff | Lawrence University | 2007-2008, 2013-present

Piano Accompanist ~ Adjunct Faculty | Adelphi University | 2012-2013

Ballet Class Pianist ~ Staff | Boston Ballet School | 2010-2011

Rehearsal & Performance Pianist ~ Staff | College Light Opera Company | 2010, 2013

Musical Theatre Pianist ~ Staff | Interlochen Arts Camp | 2006, 2007, 2009

Voice Studio Pianist

Estelí Gomez | Lawrence University | 2023-present

Steven Spears | Lawrence University | 2007-08, 2019-present

John Holiday | Lawrence University | 2018-2023

Esther Zabrowski | Lawrence University | 2018-2019

Christian Bester | Lawrence University | 2017-2018

Karen Leigh-Post | Lawrence University | 2013-2016

William Riley | New York, NY | 2012-2013

Heidi Skok | New York, NY | 2011-2013

Harolyn Blackwell | Barnard College | 2011-2013

Robert Osborne | Barnard College | 2011-2012

Pamela Wolfe | Brandeis University | 2010-2011

Oshkosh Chamber Singers | Oshkosh, WI | 2021-present

Appleton Boy Choir | Appleton, WI | 2019-present

Kimberly High School | Kimberly, WI | 2007-08, 2013-16, 2017-present

UW-Oshkosh Chamber Choir | Oshkosh, WI | 2019-2020

Badger State Girl Choir | Neenah, WI | 2018-2021

Viking Chorale | Lawrence University | Fall 2017

Oshkosh Youth Choir | Oshkosh, WI | 2013-2016

Brandeis University Institute of Music & Art | Brandeis University | 2011

Boston City Singers | Dorchester, MA | 2009-2010

Choir Pianist

Sheet Music for Piano
Grand Piano

The Bridges of Madison County ~ Piano/Conductor | UW-Oshkosh at Fox Cities | 2023

Fun Home ~ Piano/Conductor | UW-Oshkosh at Fox Cities | 2022

You're Gonna Love Tomorrow ~ Piano/Conductor | Kimberly High School | 2021

Little Women ~ Piano/Conductor | Hysterical Productions | 2019

Legally Blonde ~ Conductor/OrchExtra Operator | Neenah Riverside Players | 2018

The Mikado ~ Associate MD & Pianist | Berkeley Light Opera Company | 2013

Les Misérables ~ Assistant MD & Key 1 | The Little Theatre On The Square | 2013

Assistant MD & Vocal Coach | New York Opera Exchange | 2012-2013

Secondhand Shakespeare (cut) ~ MD | West Village Musical Theatre Festival | 2012

Music Director

MainStage Programmer

Jesus Christ Superstar ~ Keyboard | Kimberly High School, WI | 2023

Fun Home ~ Piano/Conductor | UW-Oshkosh at Fox Cities | 2022

Shrek ~ Key 1 & 2 | UW-Oshkosh at Fox Cities | 2020

Next to Normal ~ Piano/Synth | The Next Chapter Actors, WI | 2019

Heathers (HS Edition) ~ Keyboard | Kimberly High School, WI | 2019

Parade ~ Key 1 & 2 | Kimberly High School, WI | 2019

Pippin ~ Key 1 & 2 | Lawrence University | 2018

Dogfight ~ Keyboard | The Next Chapter Actors, WI | 2018

Little Shop of Horrors ~ Key 1 & 2 | Kimberly High School, WI | 2018

A Man of No Importance ~ Key 1 & 2 | Lawrence University | 2016

Billy Elliot ~ Key 1 & 2 | Kimberly High School, WI | 2016

West Side Story ~ Synth | University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley | 2016

Godspell ~ Guitar 3/Keyboard | Lawrence University | 2014

Shrek ~ Key 2 | Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre | 2014

Hands on a Hardbody ~ Key 2 | Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre | 2014

Les Misérables ~ Key 2 | Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre | 2014

In the Heights ~ Key 2 | Kimberly High School, WI | 2014

Tarzan ~ Key 2 | University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley | 2014

She Loves Me ~ Key 1 | College Light Opera Company | 2013

Ragtime ~ Key 2 | Fiddlehead Theatre Company | 2012

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by Jocelyn Hagen

Lawrence University Viking Chorale

Stephen M. Sieck, conductor

Fall 2017

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