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Sarah Funke (Soprano)

Born: Black Forest, Coloradol, USA

The American soprano, Sarah Funke Donovan, obtained her her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music and Philosophy (double major) from Covenant College (2000-2004); her Master of Arts degree in Music Criticism from McMaster University (2005-2007); and her M.L.S. degree in Archives grom Simmons College (2010-2012).

Sarah Funke's career objective is to apply my metadata experience in a music institution's archives, with a specialty in increasing access to archival materials via digitization projects. She has worked in Research at Generous Giving (September 2004-July 2007); Classical Music Feature Writer at (March 2006-October 2009; contributed 192 weekly articles on current musicians, contemporary composers, and recent albums to the Classical Music section, as well as managed the section blog and commenting features); as Library Volunteer at Neighborhood House Charter School (January-April 2010); Library Volunteer at Boston Arts Academy (January-April 2010); Archives Intern at Schlessinger Library (February-April 2010); Grant Writer at TechMission, Inc. (September 2007-September 2010; identified funding prospects, drafted proposals, and performed follow-up with potential funders); Career Resource Library Assistant at Simmons College (September-December 2010); Library Public Services Assistant at Wheelock College (September 2010-May 2011); Copland Library Assistant Librarian at Tanglewood Music Center (June-August 2011); Digitization Project Assistant at Boston Symphony Orchestra (September 2010-May 2012); Graduate Student Reference Worker at Simmons College (January 2011-May 2012); Digital Project Archivist at Boston Symphony Orchestra (May 2012-December 2016); Associate Archivist for Digital Assets at Boston Symphony Orchestra (since January 2017).

Sarah Funke has been a member of the First Lutheran Church Choir in Boston (Director: Bálint Karosi). She currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Source: Sarah Funke Donovan profiles on LinkedIn & Facebook
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Bálint Karosi


Member of First Lutheran Church Choir:
C-5 (2012, Audio):
BWV 80 [2nd recording]

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