Sarah Carruth

Sarah Carruth is an undergraduate student at the University of Arizona studying Special Education with an emphasis in rehabilitation, as well as a minor in Music. Carruth began studying the harp, and was one of the original members of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Children’s Harp Choir in Tucson, Arizona under the direction of Dr. Carrol McLaughlin. Upon starting her undergraduate career at the University of Arizona, Carruth joined HarpFusion, a collaborative and internationally recognized harp ensemble, now under the direction of Dr. Michelle Gott. Carruth has performed with HarpFusion in a variety of different venues across Southern Arizona, and taught about the harp in elementary and middle schools in Gold Canyon, Arizona and Safford Arizona. Outside of harp studies, Carruth is passionate about the inclusion of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is the Lead Peer Mentor in Project FOCUS, a two-year non-profit transition program for adults 18-22 with intellectual disabilities at the University of Arizona focused on promoting inclusion and job readiness skills to prepare these adults to become valued, employable members of the Tucson community upon graduation from the program. Carruth will graduate with her Bachelor of Science in Education, with a minor in Music, in the Spring of 2020.