MASTER 700 DIRECTOR, LIONS GATE CHORUS, MULTIPLE TOP 5 MEDALISTS
TENOR, BRAVA!, 2004 INTERNATIONAL QUARTET CHAMPIONS
TENOR, GLOW, 2016 International 9th Place Medalist Quartet
CERTIFIED SOUND JUDGE
CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL FACULTY
Sandy has been the Musical Director of Lions Gate Chorus since November 1st , 1991. Her extensive training in classical piano (Grade X Royal Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto), degrees in Psychology and Music Education from the University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), and vocal jazz & classical choral singing and conducting have all contributed to her success as a leader in the barbershop world.
Sandy is a Master 700 Director in the Director Certification Program, the highest designation possible, and is a Certified Sound Judge, and a Certified International Faculty member for the organization. She is a professional barbershop coach, traveling the world as a coach for both Sweet Adelines and the Barbershop Harmony Society.
Sandy sang tenor with Brava!, 2004 International Quartet Champions, Canada's very first Queens of Harmony! She also co-founded Martini Quartet in 2008, and sang with them for 3 years, achieving 3 top five international medals. She now sings with Glow, 2016 Int’l 9th Place Medalist Quartet.
On a personal note, Sandy is married to barbershopper Tim Marron, a Certified Singing Judge in the BHS, also a professional barbershop coach.
After spending the first 10 years of their marriage in Tacoma, WA with Tim’s sons Connor (20) & Austin (18), they moved up to White Rock, BC in early 2016, and Tim has become a Permanent Resident of Canada.