Sachi Gullbrants is a Brooklyn-based percussionist and arts administrator originally from Las Vegas, NV. She recently graduated from Northwestern University with a dual degree in Percussion Performance and English as a Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude scholar. During her time at Northwestern, Sachi studied under teachers She-e Wu, Chris Lamb, Ed Stephan, and Vadim Karpinos. In 2018, Sachi was a finalist in the Collegiate/Open Division of the Great Plains International Marimba Competition. In addition to the recognition she has received as a soloist, Sachi also excels in chamber music and has performed as a winner of the International Percussion Ensemble Competition at PASIC. Outside of classical playing, Sachi is passionate about musical theatre and has played in many pits for musicals and operas.
Beyond being a seasoned performer, Sachi is an experienced arts administrator and has worked at performing arts centers, music festivals, and concert venues around the country including Music Academy of the West, The Kennedy Center, The Smith Center, and Evanston SPACE.
In her free time, Sachi enjoys singing and making arrangements of her favorite songs using her guitar, ukulele, piano, violin, and mandolin.