Sarah Kienle joined the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in 2017. She started her viola studies at the age of 7 in her hometown of Kalispell, Montana. After graduating from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, she went on to receive her Bachelor of Music from the Colburn School and Master of Music from Indiana University where she studied with Paul Coletti and Atar Arad. Sarah spent two years as a fellow with the New World Symphony before moving to Texas, where she has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Houston Symphony. She spends her summers in Durango, Colorado hiking and playing at the Music in the Mountains Festival.