Sawyer recently earned an Artist Diploma from McGill University working with Monica Huisman, Patrick Hansen, and Katherine Twaddle. In 2019, Sawyer won both the University of Manitoba Concerto Competition and the Virtuosi Young Artist Recital Competition. She co-founded the Good Mess Opera Theatre. She served as the director for Poulenc's opera Les Mamelles de Tirèsias with Opera McGill. As a singer, she has appeared at Banff Opera in the 21st Century and with the University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra.