Sara Niemietz Sara Niemietz

Chicago-native Sara Niemietz moved to California over a decade ago, in search of creative opportunities. Since then, she has starred on Broadway (Carol Burnett’s Hollywood Arms), appeared in television and film (Akeelah and the Bee, Glee), recorded vocals for many scores and projects, released four albums, sang in Times Square before 50,000 people, the Grand Ole Opry, Radio City Music Hall, the California Governor's Ball and spent countless venues worldwide.

The last few years have been full of new ventures. Sara’s heartfelt songs and highly interactive approach to social media have garnered over nineteen million views and over a hundred fourteen thousand followers and subscribers across various new media platforms. In 2011, Ellen DeGeneres saw one of Sara’s videos and invited her to sing on The Ellen Show. That year, Richard Marx and Sara began a series of collaborations. She appeared on his A Night out with Friends CD/DVD set, as well as his Christmas Spirit record. She performed “Hooked On a Feeling” in duet with B.J. Thomas on “The Living Room Sessions” (2013), The pair also performed the song at the Grand Ole Opry.

Sara collaborates with Emmy-award winning composer, W.G. Snuffy Walden (”The West Wing” (NBC)), Walden is her writing partner, accompanist and mentor as her career emerged from a childhood phenom to a cross genre featured vocalist.

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”She is the best female singer I've heard in my life.”
—BJ Thomas, AARP Magazine, 2013

”I had to get her on the show immediately.”
—Ellen Degeneres, The Ellen Degeneres Show, 2011

”I remembered her as the girl with the big voice...”
—W.G. Snuffy Walden, House Blend, Episode 42, SCVTV, 2013

”I thought to myself: I could write that song. Then, I got a chance to sit down with young Sara Niemietz and said we should write this song and it sort of fell out—it was fantastic...”
—Melissa Manchester, New Romanticist, 2015

”Sara Niemietz exhibited a rich, perfectly controlled alto beyond her years and masterful phrasing that recalled the jazz and soul hits of generations past

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