Sandra Canzonetti studied piano and singing at the Vanoni Study Centre in Terni, where she was a member of the “Coro Musica Antiqua”. She graduated from the Morlacchi Conservatory in Perugia where she studied choir conducting with Massimo Gualtieri. From 1997 – 2002 she was the director of the “Coro La Fenice ” in Casperia. She took part in various masterclasses, seminars and lectures on sacred polyphony of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, as well as on Gregorian chant, held by Domenico Bartolucci, Giacomo Baroffio, and Alberto Turco. Since 1990, Sandra is the director of “Coro Castrum Novum” in Castelnuovo di Farfa where she also organises and oversees the choral singing review “Songs of Friendship”.