Pianist Sara Laimon is an active performer in both solo and chamber music. She has performed in Canada, the US, France, Japan, Mexico, and Poland, and represented the U.S. Information Agency as an Artistic Ambassador in India and Nepal. Sara is founding member and co-artistic director of the acclaimed New York-based group Sequitur, the pianist for the Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal, and has been guest artist with numerous other ensembles and at festivals.
Ms. Laimon has recorded for CRI, Capstone Records, North/South Recordings, MODE re-cords and Albany Records. Her most recent solo CD on Albany Records features American Music from the 1940’s with music of Bernstein, Carter, Foss, Kirchner and Ruggles. She is a frequent performer on CBC and has also been heard on radio broadcasts of summer performan-ces at Marlboro, Tanglewood and Banff. Born in Vancouver, Sara is a graduate of the Vancouver Academy of Music, the University of British Columbia, the Yale School of Music and SUNY Stony Brook, where she received a DMA under Gilbert Kalish. Ms. Laimon was a member of the piano faculty at the Yale School of Music (1990-2000) and the University of Manitoba (2000-2001) before joining the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in 2001. She lives in Montréal with her husband and two daughters.