Sergio Sandí

Sergio Sandí was born in Limón, Costa Rica, and began piano studies with Dr. Alexandr Sklioutovski and M. M. Ludmila Melzer at the Superior Institute of Arts in Costa Rica from 1998 until 2003. In 2003, Mr. Sandí emigrated to the United Stated to attend the Manhattan School of Music, institution from which he obtained his bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. In New York he studied with Arkady Aronov and Seymour Bernstein.
During his career he has participated in numerous concerts, recitals and other presentations at Costa Rica's principal venues, and also in the Unites States, Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania, and Guatemala.
As a chamber musician he and fellow pianist Ferran Cullell had their two-piano duo debut in 2014 in Costa Rica’s National Theater and soon after at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Among his many awards Mr. Sandí was given the Costa Rican National Prize in Music as best solo performer, the highest award in Costa Rica, given by the Ministry of Culture.
Mr. Sandí currently serves as director of music at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights, and St. Andrew the Apostle in Bay Ridge.