Bryan Sable graduated cum laude with a BA in Music Education from West Liberty State College where he studied piano with David Zapka and composition with Dr. Kenneth Mahy. Sable also holds a M.Ed. in Administration, K-12, from California University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Professional Core of The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for four years, and served as Assistant Conductor of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for five years. Sable is an active recitalist and guest conductor in South Western PA, Northern WV, and Eastern Ohio.
Sable serves as a faculty member at City Charter High School, a highly successful urban charter school in the Cultural District of downtown Pittsburgh. There, he teaches Introduction to Music, World Music Drumming, Guitar, Piano, and Chorus. Prior to working at City Charter High School, he served Ohio County Schools in Wheeling, WV, as an elementary and middle school music teacher at Wheeling Middle School, Steenrod Elementary School, and West Liberty Elementary School.
Sable has served as Music Director at Christ United Methodist Church, Wheeling, and as Music Assistant at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Mt. Lebanon, where he conducted the Bell Choir, Youth Praise Band, and the Canterbury Choir. Bryan was a finalist in the 2014 University of Michigan Organ Improvisation competition, and is so happy to be serving Coraopolis United Methodist Church as Director of Music, where he conducts the Handbell choir, the Herman Scharpf Chancel Choir, the Mary Kay Kennedy Woman’s Chorale, and the Robert E. Harper Men’s Chorus.
Most recently, Bryan was appointed the Accompanist for the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale, a 100 voice professional community choir based in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. While accompanying the PCC, Sable gets to explore the full gamut of musical worlds- jazz to pops, to classical and modern. When he is not teaching, conducting, or performing, you can find Bryan accompanying International Opera Mezzo Soprano, Marianne Cornetti, in her thirtieth anniversary concert celebration, “Then Sings My Soul.” In joining with Cornetti for this endeavor, Bryan enjoyed arranging original settings of well-known hymn tunes for the concert stage.