Sara Barbara / Bio

Take a French Canadian girl with an upbringing in the southern USA, add the interest in various genres of music along with natural music capabilities, and then top that with fragile health… The result is a determined and strong young woman appreciating every minute of her second chance at life!
Like many talented artists, Sara started taking music lessons at an early age. She has taken drum, piano, voice, and guitar lessons. Sara has also had the privilege of working with extremely talented and world renowned guitar and vocal coaches through the years. However, what influenced Sara’s life the most happened early in 2011. Sara had an extremely serious health scare and needed major surgery which temporarily impacted her ability to do many things that normal teenagers do like go to school and play sports. Sara was unable to continue with competitive cheerleading and was told she would never compete again. While she was in the transplant unit at a hospital in Atlanta, Sara turned to music because it provided her with a sense of reassurance and hope. She was given a second chance at life and became determined to make the best of it. With strength and perserverance, Sara fought back and was able to eventually compete in cheer again and went on to win the 2013 national title with her cheerleading team (The StingrayAllstars, @letsgorays).
Sara launched her first EP titled "Gone" on iTunes in June 2013. All original songs were written by Sara while she recovered from liver surgery. She recorded the songs with the great support of music producers, Larry Sheridan and Robin Ruddy, at Parlor Studios in Nashville. During her studio recordings, Sara was also very fortunate to be surrounded by great musicians such as Robin Ruddy, Spaddy Brannan, Jimmy Nichols, etc.
Sara graduated high school with honors and is now on the Dean’s list at Belmont University. She now shares her time between Atlanta and Nashville.

General Info

Band Members
Sara Barbara Castonguay
Artist Name
Sara Barbara
Profile Page
Singer Songwriter / Indie / Country

Contact Info

Acworth, GA

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