Sandy joined the American Pianists Association in June of 2016, shortly after receiving her Bachelor of Science from Butler University in Arts Administration, with an emphasis in Music (violin) and a minor in Business. As the Development Associate, Sandy oversees all annual campaign activities and the grants management process, facilitates donor cultivation activities, and fulfills sponsorship agreements.
Prior to APA, Sandy fueled her love for the arts administration profession through work with arts organizations across the U.S., including Spoleto Festival USA, Yale University’s Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, among others.
Sandy aspires to share happiness through music 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 with her love of music. Sandy’s passion and 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 exploring the beauty of the world, embarking on irresistible food crawls, attending as many concerts and museum exhibitions as possible, and igniting the power of arts education for young people.