Sacha Peiser is a soprano, voice/piano educator, arts administrator, and music theorist based in San Diego, California. After earning a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from Loyola University New Orleans, Peiser pursued a master’s in music theory from Louisiana State University. Upon completion of a doctoral voice minor from Louisiana State, she began her doctoral studies in music theory/musicology from the University of Connecticut, where her dissertation was successfully defended in 2017. Peiser began her relationship with WCFH in 2015 when she served on a discussion panel, and joined the board shortly thereafter, eventually serving as President during the 2016-2017 season. She has enjoyed presenting her research, performing, and working with so many talented people to bring this important Festival to fruition over the past few years.