The DownBeat Video Podcast: Mrs. Sarah Persin from the McKeesport Area School District Talks About Music Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We’ve started a new video podcast series where we’ll talk about how music education is changing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today we interviewed Mrs. Sarah Persin, an orchestra teacher in the McKeesport Area School District.  Persin teaches elementary and high school orchestra classes as well as music theory.  She discusses how music education has changed and the ways she is adapting.

You can learn more about the McKeesport Area School District on their website at

If you’re a student that needs to get in touch with Mrs. Persin, you can email her at

Find more resources on our COVID-19 Resource Page