Sarah Field is a trumpeter and saxophonist. Performances have taken her from Glastonbury with the Mercury award winning band ‘Elbow’ to Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto at the Southbank, London to the UK premiere of Stockhausen’s Abduction for saxophone and electronics.
She recently has performed & toured with English singer songwriters such as Brit award winner Ben Howard, Guy Garvey (Elbow), Grammy award winner Seal, and Sting on his tour of Europe and DVD On a Winters Night. Classical ‘solo’ appearances include performing with the BBC Concert Orchestra with Christopher Warren-Green, Concertos with RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Kwa Zulu Natal Philharmonic in South Africa with Eno Shao and a performance of Ibert’s Saxophone Concertino with the UK’s critically acclaimed Aurora Orchestra.
Sarah won both the Royal Over-Seas League Competition Main Solo Award for Woodwind & Brass and the Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists in 2000. These accolades brought Sarah into the limelight, leading to broadcasts on BBC Radio 2, Classic FM & BBC Radio 3’s In Tune. With a passion for new music she has commissioned over forty new works supported by the PRS Foundation, Vaughan Williams Trust and Britten Pears.
As a soloist Sarah’s international touring has included New Zealand, South Africa, America, many parts of Europe and has had recital performances in Brunei (Borneo, with pianist Simon Lepper) & Africa’s Harare International Festival (with marimba player Mike Hamnett). Sarah also was awarded the Gerald Finzi Scholarship to travel across the North of India and to foothills of the Himalayas with her Indian Odyssey project.