Ms. Sharp’s strongest passions include chamber music, orchestral performance, solo playing, and teaching. She recently completed her higher education in cello performance, studying with Alan Stepansky, and graduated in May 2013 with a Masters of Music from the Peabody Institute. During her time at Peabody, she has been a member of the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Leon Fleisher. For the last year, she had been a member of the Occasional symphony in their inaugural year. Alongside her string quartet, she has performed many outreach concert for young and elderly people alike. Prior to coming to Peabody, Ms. Sharp graduated with a Bachelors of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Richard Aaron and Dr. Melissa Kraut.