Sandi has studied at Central Washington University and the University of North Texas where she earned a B.M. and M.M. in Percussion Performance. An original cast member of the Tony and Emmy Award-winning production “Blast!, she performed in London, England, and as a featured soloist on tour throughout the United States.
Sandi has extensive teaching and arranging experience with a variety of groups, including the 16-time PASIC Champion University of North Texas Indoor Drumline, Drum Corps International finalists Carolina Crown (1998-2004), and Phantom Regiment (2003-2010). The Phantom Regiment was awarded the DCI Fred Sanford High Percussion Award in 2006, 2008, and 2010, and won the DCI World Championship in 2008. Since 2011, Sandi has been a percussion arranger for the Santa Clara Vanguard.
An endorsing artist for Dynasty Percussion, Innovative Percussion Inc., and Remo Inc., Sandi also serves on the Marching Percussion Committee for the Percussive Arts Society.