Sarah Shine was born in Limerick, Ireland and graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music under Dr. Veronica Dunne. That same year, she was a finalist in the Neue Stimmen International Singing Competition and was invited to participate in a recital in Washington D.C. sponsored by Renée Fleming. She complemented her training in the masterclasses of Richard Bonynge, Henning Ruhe, Brenda Hurley, Ann Murray and Iain Burnside. Whilst at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, she sang the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Filia in Jeptha, Cis in Albert Herring and Clorinda in Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda. In 2014, she sang the role of Jenny's Girl in The Rise and Fall of the City Mahagonny(Opera Theatre Company) and, in 2015, she played the Storyteller in The Oldest Woman in Limerick (Wide Open Opera). She has given numerous recitals in Ireland, notably at the Hugh Lane Gallery, as part of the Dublin Song Series Festival and the Great Music in Irish Houses Festival. She also performed as a soloist with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the Ulster Orchestra and the Hibernian Orchestra Ireland in Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs. She was the recipient of a grant from the Arts Council of Ireland and the Arts Council of the City of Limerick. In November 2017, she sang the role of the Whore in Philippe Boesmans’ Reigen at the Bastille Amphitheatre. In January 2018, After the Paris Opera Academy’s gala concert at the Palais Garnier in which she performed the Fairy in Massenet’s Cendrillon and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, she won the Siemens Opera Contest Prize. Sarah Shine joined the Paris Opera Academy in September 2017.