Sarah is in her first season as the Managing Director of the Virginia Theatre Festival. Prior to coming to Charlottesville, she served as the Managing Director of the Ecce Ensemble, a contemporary chamber music ensemble based in Massachusetts. In that role, she oversaw the commissioning of new works, an annual concert season, and ran a festival for composers in the early stages of their careers. Other organizations Borgatti has worked with as an arts administrator include the New England Philharmonic, Butterfly Music Chorus, and Guerilla Opera. As a musicologist, she has presented on subjects such as opera and cultural diplomacy at conferences both nationally and internationally. Borgatti received her MA in Musicology from Tufts University and her BA in Music and Anthropology from Tulane University.