Sandra Oberoi gave her first public solo performance at the age of three. Over the years she has sung at numerous events, churches around India, the United States and some parts of Africa spreading the message of hope through her songs and challenging people people to use their talents for a greater good and the glory of God.
Some of her notable performances include representing India at the International Womens’ Festival in Nairobi, performing at the World Paralympics Mascot Launch opening ceremony, being featured on Indian national television and radio. She has performed with the world’s highest selling gospel artist Don Moen, was a featured soloist with the Northwestern University Summer Chorus, U.S.A. and performed as guest artist at the Ravi Zacharias’ International Ministries National Conference. Sandra has collaborated with various artists from around the world including singer-songwriter Karen Lafferty and soprano Pamela Hinchman from the U.S.A., violinist Maria Cherednikova, Russia, classical guitarist Martin Van-Hees, Holland, violinist Astrid Müller, Germany.
Sandra is equipped with a Masters in Music Education and Voice from Northwestern University, USA. She has earned the recognition of being the only voice teacher in India to be endorsed by the prestigious National Association of Teachers of Singing, USA. Sandra teaches passionately about the voice and music education at workshops in schools, colleges and churches. She has lectured at the University for the Nations in Santa Fe, New Mexico and was invited to share her perspectives as a singer and vocal coach, addressing an assembly of medical students and doctors at a few hospitals in Bangalore about ‘Vocal Hygiene’ and ‘Techniques to Improve the Voice’. She is a member of the India Arts movement promoting excellence in art, as well as the International Arts Movement based in New York.
Sandra actively campaigns for the advancement of excellence in music education in India. She founded ‘The Harmony Music School’ close to eight years ago, offering robust music training for children and adults. Her students have won international singing competitions and performed at Carnegie Hall, New York. Some students have gone on to pursue music degrees in the United States. Several students have excelled in their music examinations scoring the highest mark in South India for singing and musical theatre.
She has also co-founded ‘The Harmony International Music Foundation’ that facilitates charity concerts and recitals featuring unique themes and accomplished artists from around the globe, along with the award winning Harmony Chorus, a childrens’ choir that she directs. Her desire is to perpetuate a love for the pursuit of musical excellence in all her students and encouraging them to share their musical gifts for meaningful causes. Presently, Sandra and Ryan, her husband make their home in Bangalore, India with their two daughters.