Sandra Crawshaw

Violinist / Pianist


  • 2013 - 2015

    MA in Musicology

    University of Otago

    The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest university. It has New Zealand's highest average research quality and in New Zealand is second only to the University of Auckland in the number of A rated academic researchers it employs.

  • 1988 - 1991

    DipRCM; Advanced Certificate

    Royal College of Music

    The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK. It offers training from the undergraduate to the doctoral level in all aspects of Western classical music.

  • 1983 - 1987

    BMus (Perf) (Hons)

    University of Auckland

    The University of Auckland is a university located in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the largest and highest-ranked university in the country, being ranked 82ⁿᵈ worldwide in the 2015/16 QS World University Rankings.


  • 2016

    Advanced Piano


    Attended the advanced piano course at Music at Albignac, France, with Paul Roberts and Charles Owen, 2016.

  • 2011


    Banff Centre

    Awarded a scholarship to the Banff Centre, Canada, to further piano study, specialising in the music of women composers, 2011.

  • 2008

    Partial Residency

    Jack Straw Studios

    Awarded a partial residency as a collaborative pianist to record at Jack Straw Studios, Seattle USA, 2008.


Crawshaw a pianist of considerable performing ability, delighted the audience with her selected works and commentary.

Elizabeth Bouman - April 16, 2015

An appreciative audience enjoyed a superb piano concert on Sunday February 24 in the Armstrong Room. ... The music was challenging but Sandra gave a passionate performance of all aspects.

Dennis Pezario - February 24, 2013

Contact Sandra

  • (+64) 27 325 3978