Sandy joined the American Pianists Association in June 2016, after graduating cum laude from Butler University. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Arts Administration with an emphasis in Music (violin) and a minor in Business. As the Development Associate, Sandy oversees the annual fund campaign and grants activities, fulfills sponsorship agreements, and facilitates special events.
Prior to APA, Sandy fueled her love for the arts administration profession through work across the United States, including Spoleto Festival USA, Yale University’s Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (NCMF), International Violin Competition of Indianapolis (IVCI), Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO), and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra (ICO), among others.
Sandy aspires to share happiness through Arts and Culture by making the musical arts accessible, relevant, and integral to the community. Interacting with people brings Sandy great joy, especially when she gets to connect people from all walks of life through the arts. Sandy’s curiosity for learning and people are matched with a focus on philanthropic value.
Aside from building positive relationships through APA’s mission, you can find Sandy attending arts events, binging on books and podcasts, and living life by building virtue within the self and being of service to the world.