B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University
M.A., Zweiter Diplmpruefung, Hochschule fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst Mozarteum Salzburg
Sabine Klein received a B.F.A. in Piano Performance with University Honors from Carnegie Mellon University where she studied piano with Natasha Snitkovsky and violin with Saul Bitran. She holds the degrees M.A. and Zweite Diplompruefung in chamber music from the Hochschule fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria) with a thesis on color-hearing synesthesia. Teachers include Erika Frieser, Aloys Kontarsky and members of the Hagen Quartet.
Prior to coming to the University of the Pacific Sabine Klein worked for the Norwegian National Opera in Oslo as repetiteur, member of the orchestra and soloist /chamber musician for smaller touring ensembles. At the main house, she frequently performed keyboard soli in works like The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Ein Stelldichein. She also taught at the Steiner School Nordstrand/Oslo.
Sabine Klein has appeared as chamber musician and recitalist on WQED FM Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Concert Society recital series, the Norwegian National Opera's chamber music series, in various venues across Northern and Eastern Spain, as well as in Germany, Austria, Sweden, and the US.