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Sarah Jebian

Director of Music & Arts
In a career that spans nearly 30 years, this award-winning singer & actress has been seen by audiences from New York to Alaska and everywhere in between. Sarah's New York credits include: The Sound of Music (Paper Mill Playhouse), A Night on the Town (Don't Tell Mama), Avalon (world premiere), Mother Wove the Morning (NY premiere) and her own cabaret acts: Goin' Back (The Duplex) and Taking Flight (Planet Connections Theater Festivity).  
National tours include Anne of Green Gables, Salem Justice, Charlotte's Web and Sleeping Beauty. Regional theater credits include Man of La Mancha (Aldonza), On the Town (Claire), Phantom! (Belladova, Carlotta u/s), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Narrator) and Annie (Grace Farrell). 
Awards: Best Dramatic Actress (1993 National Showcase Awards, San Francisco); 1st place (2002 San Francisco National Association of Teachers of Singing Annual Festival Competition, San Francisco) Nominations: Best Supporting Actress for her role in the world premiere of “Avalon" (2006 New York Spotlight On! Awards, New York City); Best Solo Show & Best Solo Performance for Taking Flight, 2015 Planet Connections Theater Festivity). 
Sarah is a proud member of the Association for Unitarian Universalist Music Ministries, where she serves as Moderator of the Board of Trustees. Sarah served AUUMM previously as the Secretary of the Board and the Director of Education on the National Conference Planning Committee. Sarah served the UU Congregation of Fairfax as their Interim Music Coordinator from February 2015 to July 2016.
In addition to her performing career, Sarah is a recording artist, director, producer, choreographer, and voice teacher. Her debut album, Love Songs & Lullabies was released in April of 2012. Her second album, Not Your Mama's Hymns, debuted in the spring of 2019. She is currently working on her third album, which will be her first album of original songs that she's written. 
She lives in Mountain View, CA, and is excited to be breaking new ground as she serves UUCR remotely as the Director of Music & Arts.
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