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On the Cover: Sara Griffin

Posted March 01, 2016

This month we bring into focus the life of one Philharmonic musician who doesn’t sit on stage but is never far away. No, it’s not a percussionist “in der ferne” or an offstage member of the brass section. It is March’s On the Cover musician: Assistant Principal Librarian Sara Griffin.

Watch Sara’s Q&A above and find out how her work — and that of the two other Librarians at the Philharmonic — is critical to the success of the Orchestra. Make sure you follow us on Instagram next Wednesday, March 9, when Sara takes over our account. She’ll take us through a day in her life, and who knows who will pop into the library!

Later in the month we’ll test your librarian chops. Brush up on your music theory, orchestration, the David Daniels book, and your manuscript penmanship…

Sara has even more ways to share the life of a Philharmonic Librarian up her sleeve, so stay tuned to Learn more about Sara Griffin here.

Next month, Associate Principal Horn Richard Deane takes the reins and teaches us how he tackles life in the back row.