Dr. Sarah Wildey-Richmond teaches bassoon at Texas Lutheran University, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Texas A&M University-Kingsville. An avid orchestral and chamber music performer, Dr. Wildey holds the contrabassoon chair with the Amarillo Symphony and is principal bassoonist of the woodwind octet San Antonio Harmonie.
Originally from Upstate New York, Dr. Wildey received her DMA in bassoon performance and pedagogy from The University of Iowa under the tutelage of Benjamin Coelho. She holds a masters degree in music performance with an outside area in historical bassoon from Indiana University, and an undergraduate degree in music education from York College of Pennsylvania.
Outside of music, Dr. Wildey is passionate about animal rescue, baking and cooking, cleaning up San Antonio's riverways with The San Antonio River Authority and River Aid San Antonio (RASA), and fiber arts. She currently lives in San Antonio with her husband, Will, and far too many foster animals.