B.A. (Belmont); M.Div. (Vanderbilt)
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Dulcimer
At Blair, Sarah McWhirt-Toler teaches mountain dulcimer, specializing in teaching students on the autism spectrum. She serves as the Artistic Director for the VSA/Blair School of Music Dulcimer Choir.
McWhirt-Toler studied with Blair dulcimer professor David Schnuafer from the age of 5 until his death in 2006 through Blair's pre-college scholarship program. She has taught mountain dulcimer across the country has directed the VSA/Blair School of Music Dulcimer Choir since January 2013. Her passion is providing music education opportunities to students who might be overlooked by music in a typical classroom.