Sandra Saathoff teaches at Seattle Pacific University and conducts the Bellevue Youth Symphony’s flute ensemble. A free-lance flutist, clinician, and principal flute of Seattle Philharmonic, she helped launch a nonprofit organization, Silver Flight Ensembles and Foundation, dedicated to helping student flutists. A published author and music arranger, she has also performed and taught throughout the United States and Europe. Sandra has served as Assistant Program Chair, Secretary, Convention Manager, and on the Long-Range Strategic Planning Committee for the National Flute Association; as well as President, VP, and Newsletter Editor for the Seattle Flute Society.  Her teachers include Zart Dombourian-Eby, Rae Terpenning; Kim Pineda and Janet See (Baroque flute); and Leo Mac Namara and Conal O’Grada (Irish flute). She is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Nebraska with Dr. John Bailey. 


Schickele - Monochrome V for eight flutes

Performed at Flute Celebration Day

Seattle, WA September 12, 2010

T. Dehnhard's WAKE UP! for piccolo

Performed by Sandra Saathoff and improvising bird

Upcoming Events


Feb 22-23

SPU Music Scholarship Auditions

Open to all regardless of intended major


May 17

"Peter and the Wolf"

SPU Flutes and Friends

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June 8

Martin “Ballade” Concerto

With the Seattle Philharmonic