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Sandra Johnson, Bassoon

Sandy Johnson’s love of music began at an early age with a musical family. Eventually settling on the bassoon, she played in youth symphony in Minnesota and attended The Juilliard School in New York City.
After graduating from The Juilliard School, Sandy auditioned for The United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC in 2002. During her career in the USAF Band Sandy has performed for presidents, been a featured soloist in concert and recording, performed with the USAF Band woodwind quintet, and the USAF orchestra. Sandy also enjoys playing with The Fairfax Symphony and Apollo Orchestra.
When Sandy is not playing music, she is a 500 hour RYT yoga teacher, teaching in Alexandria, VA. She also enjoys gardening and spending time with her rescue dog, Percy.