Sara Ricer earned a Bachelor of Music in Performance and Education from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied oboe with Richard Killmer. Currently, she performs with the Maui Chamber Orchestra and Maui Pops Orchestra and has performed with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra, Royal Hawaiian Band, First Presbyterian Church Orchestra, Genesee Symphony (New York), OSSIA New Music (New York), Springfield Symphony (Ohio), the Banff Music Festival (Alberta, Canada), and the Steve Reich: Reich@70 concert at Carnegie Hall.

Sara also performs as a vocalist across O‘ahu. In addition, Sara has taught public school general and instrumental music in New York and Hawai‘i, and is currently a member of the music faculty at the Punahou School. A true Renaissance woman, Sara loves to hike, swim, and make art, and has even had a necklace design featured in Marie Claire magazine!