Sarah Le Van

Sarah Le Van

Second Year Graduate Student in Music Studies: Historical Musicology

Sarah Le Van is a first-year doctoral student in Historical Musicology at UPenn’s Department of Music. A graduate of Princeton University, she has devoted her research interests to the intersection between music and the other arts in the medieval and baroque ages, medievalism in 19th and early 20th-century French music, Déodat de Séverac's vocal and operatic compositions, and the interart movement in France. She is also a professional classical violinist and a jazz singer.


Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN                                                           

  • Master of Music, Violin Performance May 2023
  • Performer Diploma, Violin Performance  May 2021

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ    May 2018

  • Bachelor of Arts, French and Italian (with an emphasis on the creative arts)
    • Certificates: Musical Performance (Violin), Italian Language and Culture
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude