Sandi Rennick is a percussionist and marimba soloist with extensive performing and teaching experience in the DFW area and throughout the United States.
She was an original cast member of the Tony and Emmy Award-winning production “Blast!”, performing in London, England, as well as a featured marimba soloist on tour throughout the United States. Sandi is currently a percussion arranger for the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps (2011-present), and the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps (2013-present).
She has teaching and arranging experience with a variety of groups at all levels, including the UNT Green Brigade Marching Band, Drum Corps Japan Champions Yokohama Scouts, and Drum Corps International champions Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps (2003-2010) and Carolina Crown (1998-2004). Sandi has participated as a clinician, performer, or adjudicator at the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions (PASIC) virtually every year since 1995, and served on the PAS Marching Committee for 13 years. Sandi is currently on the faculty for the UNT Keyboard Percussion Symposium held each summer in Denton, TX, and is an Adjunct Professor of percussion at A&M-Commerce. She can be heard on the PBS special “Blast!”, and Mark Ford's recordings “Motion Beyond” and “Contact.” Sandi is a Signature Artist for Innovative Percussion, Inc., and a clinician/artist for Dynasty USA/Bergerault, and Remo Drumheads.
- M.M., Percussion Performance, University of North Texas, 2001
- B.M., Percussion Performance, University of North Texas, 1999
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Graduate Student in Percussion, University of North Texas, 2001-2002
- Percussion Club Vice President, University of North Texas, 2001-2002
- Applied Percussion – Undergraduate