SARA LANDEAU is a guitarist, bassist, drummer, educator, producer, composer, and artist living in NYC, and the guitarist in punk-pop-dance-feminist NYC band THE JULIE RUIN featuring Kathleen Hanna (Le Tigre, Bikini Kill), Kathi Wilcox (Bikini Kill) , Carmine Covelli , and Kenny Mellman (Kiki & Herb). The Julie Ruin are signed to Hardly Art (Sub Pop).
CONTRIBUTING WRITER FOR:
She Shreds Magazine -Magazine dedicated to female guitarists
Tom Tom Magazine - Drummers/Music/Feminism
ADORAMA (ALC) LEARNING SERIES, "Insound with Sara Landeau"
B.A., Art History, Columbia University NY 2002
M.F.A. , Sonic Arts,Brooklyn College NY (ongoing 2019 graduation)
PROFESSOR, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn NY, Course: "Music, Its Language, History and Culture" Course for undergraduate credit 2017-18
GUITAR INSTRUCTOR: Lessonface, NYC - Online and Group Classes
PRIVATE INSTRUCTOR of guitar, bass, drums, and band. Founder of School of Rock for Girls located at my studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn . (See Class Page)
BAND COACH/INSTRUCTOR: Girls Rock Camp , NYC - ongoing band coach and guitar teacher for the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in Brooklyn NY since 2005. Outreach programs included after school Rock Band for Girls at NYC charter schools and on location at Girls Rock Camp Brooklyn.
BAND COACH: Gowanus Music Club, Brooklyn NY - band coach for adults and co-ed kid classes, since 2011.
PRODUCER/ENGINEER: Pro Tools Certified.
Recorded/Engineer/Production of bands and projects including:
Penis 2015, Producer and engineer
Massacara 2015, engineer/co-producer
The Catch 2014, Producer and engineer
Petal War 2013 Producer and engineer
Pink Veins 2012, Producer and engineer
OTHER: Illustration, artwork, portfolio : nobonesdesign
For ONLINE lessons, please see me at