Sarah Watts studied bassoon and piano at the Royal College of Music and also plays flute and saxophone. Much of her time is spent composing. Her published works include the popular Razzamajazz series, the Red Hot Recorder Tutor books for classroom, and several musicals and choral works.
Sarah has a passion for encouraging people to enjoy music. As Artistic Director of the National Youth Music Camps she plays a large part in promoting the Dankworth 'all music' philosophy that influenced her early years. She is an adjudicator for the National Federation of Music Festivals and Music for Youth, and has been on a number of educational steering groups, including that of the Jazz Development Council. She was nominated for an Allmusic award in 1987.