Sabrina Raber is a performer, educator, composer, and entrepreneur based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sabrina currently serves as Community Program Manager for the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO). She is also the Music Director for the MYSO Chamber Flute Ensemble and Flute Chorale. In addition to her conducting role, she serves as the private flute teacher for MYSO's Prelude Wind Ensemble, is a faculty member at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and manages a small private flute studio.
In 2019, Sabrina was a fellow for the Global Leaders Program, where she earned an Executive Graduate Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship, Teaching Artistry, and Organizational Management. Sabrina was the first to receive the Masters in Music and Community Partnership at the University of South Carolina. She did her undergraduate work at the Ohio State University. Her teachers include Jennifer Parker-Harley and Katherine Borst-Jones.
As a student at the University of South Carolina, Sabrina developed a program entitled, Find Your Beat, a recycled instrumental music education program for underserved children. She has performed with ensembles including the Festival City Symphony, Racine Symphony, Kenosha Symphony, Columbia Choral Society, the Spark Collective Chamber Ensemble, and the University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra where she performed as soloist. In the winter of 2023, Sabrina participated in a collaboration with Present Music and Healing Harmonies to provide musical experiences in a music therapy setting.
Sabrina was a top finalist for the National Flute Association’s C.R.E.A.T.E Entrepreneurship competition, a two-time Masterclass winner of the South Carolina Flute Society Competition, and a winner of the University of South Carolina Concerto Competition. Sabrina has led masterclasses in both the United States and in Chile, where she was a guest artist for the international Peñalolén Flute Festival. Her compositions have been performed by ensembles such as the Pivot Duo, Spark Collective, and the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra. She has also presented research on the impact of music education on under-resourced children through the use of alternative music education techniques. Outside of the music world, Sabrina is an avid photographer, a self-identified foodie, sports fan, and lover of all things wonderful.