Sarah Markham studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA where she gained a Master in MusicDegreewithscholarshipsfromtheCountessofMunsterMusicalTrustandtheSirJamesCairdTrust.Shehasenjoyed competitionsuccesswiththeRoyalOver-SeasLeagueMusicCompetitionandtheParkLaneGroup. Sarah has performed all over Britain, including the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room in London, and at the Last Night of the Marble Hill Proms for English Heritage. Further afield, Sarah has performed in Germany, Belgium, Spain, America and Canada. She has also broadcast live onRadio3andClassicFMradio.
“Sarah Markham...wasformidably impressive... a sustained feat of exuberance... breathed an extraordinary, haunted magic. The most mesmerising thing I've heard all year!”
(MichaelWhite, Independent on Sunday)
"The saxophonist Sarah Markham...was formidable....left me wanting to hear more."
(Paul Driver, Sunday Times)
"Markham [gave] a lively performance."
"Sarah Markham offered abundant musicianship."
(Keith Potter, The Independent)
"Sarah Markham played with unanimous intensity and terrific rhythm...the sax. sang with the sadness of an oboe d'amore."