Sandra specialises in helping choristers develop their voices, find their solo voice in a variety of styles, and address vocal problems, as well as guiding their general musical development.
Sandra received 13 years of vocal training from Elizabeth van Rompaey, a who studied with Clive Carey, the singer/composer responsible for Joan Sutherland's high notes.
Sandra has AMEB Grade 8 singing, Grade 7 Theory of Music, and Grade 6 piano, as well as a Grad Dip Ed, and a PhD in Music Information Retrieval Technology. She has attended the ACCET choral conducting training multiple times, and has conducted choirs since 1999.
In addition to her classical background, she is a singer/songwriter who has performed solo, as well as in synth pop, rock, and experimental electronic bands. She also sang in a jazz trio for 3 years, and has performed in the occasional musical.