Born into a gifted musical family, singer/pianist Sarah Silverman grew up surrounded by music. Early inspiration was drawn from her parents; her father toured as a drummer with jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie and her mother performed as a classical violinist in Toronto. From a young age, Sarah exhibited multifarious talents; theatre and dance, in addition to music, played a large role in shaping her as an artist.
As a student, Sarah attended the Glenn Gould School of Music on scholarship and earned her Bachelors Degree in classical piano performance with James Anagnoson. She spent six years in conservatory honing her skills on piano, and in 2004 Sarah relocated to New York to complete her Masters Degree at the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with Daniel Epstein.
During her time at MSM Sarah began to widen her musical scope and gravitate towards jazz