Sandra Coursey - Piano
Sandra Coursey received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Oklahoma City University in 2018 and is currently a graduate teaching assistant at BGSU. She frequently performs around the country, with her most recent performance taking place on the coast of Whidbey Island, Washington in a piano duo concert, with her duo partner, Charlotte Dumesnil. This past May, the piano duo made their debut with the Oklahoma Composer’s Orchestra, performing Iman Habibi’s Amesha Spenta for Two Pianos and Orchestra. In 2017, She won the Oklahoma Community Orchestra’s Young Artist competition. In both 2014 and 2016, she won first place at the OMTA Collegiate Piano Competition, and performed at the 2014, 2015, and 2017 OMTA State Music Conventions. She has participated in many other competitions, including winning the Oklahoma City University Concerto Competition in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Among other performances, she recently performed the Khachaturian Piano Concerto under the direction of conductor Dr. Jeffery Grogan, the Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major with the OCU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor, Dr. Eric Garcia, and the Poulenc Double Piano Concerto under the direction of conductor, Dr. Matthew Mailman. Sandra is a class piano instructor, private piano teacher, an experienced accompanist, and frequently performs with numerous ensembles. She enjoys dedicating her time to teaching and making learning to play the piano a fun and inspiring journey.