Born in Rochester, New York, she moved to Michigan at the age of 15. She started singing when she was 2, wrote her first song at 4, playing guitar at 6, and publicly performing at 8. In the first grade, Sarah went door-to-door at each classroom to sing songs like "Mary Had a Little Lamb" with her guitar in hand only about a month of taking lessons. She wrote personalized songs to each of her teachers and come in to school early to perform it to them. When she turned 8, she expanded beyond the walls of her school and started playing at coffee shops. Her first ever performance outside of school was at local Tim Horton's singing Elvis covers like "All Shook Up" and "Hound Dog" in return for an on-the-house breakfast for her and her family.
Some of her accolades include winning First Place at the World-Famous Apollo Theatre with a score of 94/100, advancing to semifinals with her song “Love for a Day” in the Nashville Rising Song Competition, placing in the Top 5 finalists in Detroit’s Got Talent, being named the Celebrity Ambassador at Wish Upon a Teen, winning 3 Akademia Awards and much more.
Sarah is currently studying at Berklee College of Music in Music Production. During a summer camp at Berklee with over 3000 other musicians, Fortsch was chosen as the recipient of the Dean’s Award for songwriting.
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