Susan Sands has been the conductor of the East Winds Symphonic Band since 1990. She received her B.M. degree in Music Education, specializing in Oboe, from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove PA. Susan also received her M.Ed. in Music from The Pennsylvania State University. Susan has performed with the Harrisburg Symphony and the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra with both the Oboe and English Horn. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota in Pittsburgh and is currently serving as the President-Elect of the Association of Concert Bands.