SARA LANDEAU

​​​​SARA LANDEAU is a guitarist, bassist, drummer, educator, producer, composer, and artist living in NYC.


Sara is the guitarist in punk-pop-dance-feminist NYC band THE JULIE RUINfeaturing 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). 


READ SARA's ONGOING COLUMN ON GEAR, EQUIPMENT, & MORE:

ADORAMA (ALC) LEARNING SERIES,  "Insound with Sara Landeau"


CONTRIBUTING WRITER FOR: 

She Shreds Magazine  -Magazine dedicated to female guitarists

Tom Tom Magazine  - Drummers/Music/Feminism


TEACHING BIO:
Ongoing private lessons in guitar, bass, and drums since 2003. Founder of Brooklyn Music Studio for Girls and Women. Please see Classes page for more information. My two loves are playing music and teaching.


EDUCATION:
B.A., Art History  2002​, Columbia University NY
MFA, Sonic Arts, Brooklyn College NY (candidate for 2018 - currently studying composition for electronic music, audio engineering, film & media scoring)
(additional musical training)
The Juilliard School,  NYC - classical guitar, music technology
The New School, NYC  - music theory, ear training, transcription, guitar


CLASSROOM TEACHING:
*   GIRLS ROCK CAMP Alliance, 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.
*  GOWANUS MUSIC CLUB, Brooklyn NY -  band coach for adults and co-ed kid classes, since 2011.


OTHER:

Proficient in Pro Tools 12, live studio available for recording

PRODUCER/ENGINEER:

Dozens of female bands and kid 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

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PERSONAL YIP YAP:
MY BLOG about guitar, girls in rock, drums, art history, illustration, women in history, sound arts, electronic music, students, pedal boards, etc.