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Education Director with Symphonic Jazz Orchestra (July 2022-Present)


Regional Coach with Turnaround Arts: California (Aug. 2021-Present)


District Coach with the Los Angeles Department of Arts and Culture, Arts Ed Collective

(Sept. 2015-Present)


Coordinator for the Arts + STEM Collaborative (Jan. 2017-Aug. 2018)

Teaching Artist Coach for The Actors Fund, now the Entertainment Community Fund (2018-Present)


Advocacy Coach for California Alliance for Arts Education (2016-2017)


Founder of Sandy Seufert Consulting (2015-Present)


Teaching Artist Coach with P.S. Arts and Dramatic Results (2015-2017)


Workshop facilitator, trainer, and/or curriculum developer for A Noise Within Theatre, Arts Ed Think Tank, California Alliance for Arts Education, Center Theatre Group, Dramatic Results, Emerging Arts Leaders/LA, LA Arts Group, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Music in Schools Today, Otis College of Art and Design, PS Arts, Skirball Cultural Center, Southland Opera, The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company, UCLA, and others (2009-present)


Turnaround Arts: California, Implementation Director (2014)

Armory Center for the Arts, Associate Director of School and Professional Development Programs (2013-2014)


Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, Manager of Curriculum and Teaching Artist Development (2007-2012; 2020)


Los Angeles Opera, Curriculum and Education Manager (2005-2007)


Da Camera Society of Mount St. Mary’s College, Music Education Manager (2003-2005)


String Family Players, Managing Director (2001-2002)


Los Angeles Unified School District, Special Education Assistant/Health Care Assistant (1988-1999)


Teaching Artist and Additional Experience

2017 Created an online course titled, “Supercharge your Arts Career” for Americans for the Arts

2010-2016 Grant panelist for the Los Angeles County Arts Commission

1998-2007 Private Teaching Studio – cello instruction

2001-2003 Firehouse Theater Company, Teaching Artist at Portola Middle School – violin, viola and cello


Performance Experience

2011-2017 Performing on cello with jazz artist, Caroline Waters

2001-Present Southern California Scandia Fiddlers – lead fiddler

1998-2003 West Hollywood Orchestra and Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra– cellist

1997-2018 Culver City Symphony/Marina del Rey Summer Symphony – cellist


Education and Training

2015, 2016 ToPS Training in Facilitation and Strategic Planning; Question Formulation Technique Training

2005 Visual Thinking Strategies - Training for Trainers

1998 California State University, Northridge – B.S., Health Education, Graduated Magna cum Laude



2015-2016 Member of Program Advisory Committee, Arts for LA

2014-Present Member of the National Advisory Committee and Chair of TAG of CA, Teaching Artist Guild (National)

2014-2015 Member of the Board of Directors, Association of Teaching Artists (National)

2013-2015 Member of the Board of Directors, SoCal Symphony Society

2008-2015 Teaching Artist Support Collaborative (TASC) – Advisor At Large (California)


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