Sarah Mullins

Drummer & Percussionist

Sarah Mullins is a Canadian-born drummer and percussionist based in NYC. She plays rock/pop, musical improv comedy, Balinese gamelan, experimental/avant-garde, in collaboration with dancers, chamber ensembles, orchestras, and as a soloist. 

She is the drummer with musical improv comedy group, Vern, musician with traditional and experimental Balinese Gamelan ensemble, MEGA SURYA, and percussionist with Periapsis Music & Dance. She also sings music from the Republic of Georgia with NYC choir, Supruli. 

Sarah has recorded with Vern for A Very Improvised Holiday Specialavailable on Audible by Amazon, Nerissa Campbell's After the Magic (Crooked Mouth Music) as a member of Gamelan Dharma Swara, marimbas on Michael Eaton's Dialogical (Destiny Records- currently in production), and Anne Lanzilotti's Gray (currently in production), an avant-garde percussion and viola duo originally written in collaboration with choreographer, Wendell Gray, for Periapsis Music & Dance. 

Other credits include drumming with Your Love, Our Musical!, Baby Wants Candy!, Nerissa Campbell Band, and Lizzie and the Makers. She has performed as a percussionist with the Glenn Branca Ensemble, Talujon Percussion, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Sarah studied Balinese gamelan for several years as a member of Gamelan Dharma Swara and Gamelan Yowana Sari. She is a graduate of CUNY Queens College, The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto, and McGill University. 

Sarah is a percussion teaching artist with the InterSchool Orchestras of New York, and Midori & Friends.