Sandi Kimmel is a singer-songwriter, inspirational speaker and writer, sharing her way of looking at the world - which is both joyful and authentic - with her warm and soothing voice, tuneful songs, and loving energy.
A natural uplifter and “chronicler of the inner journey,” Sandi combines spirit, story and song to deliver universal messages of love and unity. Weaving positive music with ancient wisdom, her popular albums are both personal and universal, and filled with “music you hear with your heart.”
A writer of true stories of her sometimes bumpy path, Sandi uses humor and insight to light the way for her readers. “A born teacher of all things that help people find their dreams,” she peppers her writing with nuggets of wisdom gleaned from years of navigating her own journey.
Sandi’s newest album, SOUL FEATHERS is a collection of 12 new songs and chants to uplift and inspire, recorded by Producer and Musical Alchemist, Thomas Barquee. Internationally known for his work with World Sacred Music artist, Snatam Kaur, and British soul/R&B singer-songwriter, Seal, Thomas infused Sandi’s music with a whole new sound, blending her folk and pop roots with some Indian spices, supported by an amazing group of world-renowned musicians. Their magical collaboration is filled with music that is both timely and timeless, moving seamlessly between a broad range of musical styles. Together they created a new kind of chant they call “chantscapes" - English words with mesmerizing music - combining the quality and depth of kirtan with the accessibility of Western music.
In addition to SOUL FEATHERS, Sandi’s earlier albums (TRANSITIONS - Music to Soothe the Soul, MUSIC IN MY SOUL and REACH UP) are considered “the Soundtrack for the Spiritual Journey,” filled with musical messages of discovery, wisdom and wonder.
As an inspirational speaker, Sandi presents concerts, workshops and keynotes at wellness retreats, conferences and spiritual centers, gently assisting audiences in making positive and lasting changes in their lives. She also serves as a “Musical MC,” weaving together the pieces of a conference with her music and stories, providing the glue for the overall event.
Together with her husband, Patrick J. Murphy, Sandi created HEART WIDE OPEN - Self-Care for Caregivers, a unique handbook filled with tips to help people come back into balance. As former hospice volunteers, they poured their love into a little book that now supports tens of thousands of clergy, support centers, hospitals, hospices, volunteer organizations and caregivers of every kind. Patrick and Sandi founded Sterling Heart, a company dedicated to making positive change in the world through heart-centered music, programs, products and services.