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Sarah Thawer and Friends


Sunday September 8, 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm | Stage in the Round | Music

Sarah Thawer is a self-taught drummer based in Toronto, Canada. She started playing drums at age 2 and her first stage performance was at age 5. Sarah is currently freelancing, touring, recording and performing with international artists playing various genres including jazz, fusion, latin, gospel, funk, r&b, hip hop, Indian and world music. She studied jazz and world music at York University and was the recipient of the Oscar Peterson Scholarship, the highest award given by the institution, in addition to graduating with the Summa Cum Laude distinction.

Sarah has shared the stage and played with many popular artists including AR Rahman, George Watsky, Mark Lettieri, Jane Bunnett, Charlotte Day Wilson, Tyler Shaw, Vijay Prakash, Arturo Tappin, Ruth B, Osman Mir, Jeremy Ledbetter, Eddie Bullen, Kirk MacDonald, Shweta Subram, Del Hartley, Steve Koven, Salim-Sulaiman, Benny Dayal, Thompson Egbo-Egbo, Roger and Sam Grandison to name a few.