Sandra Klimaitė was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, and started violin studies in the National Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis School of Art when she was 7 years old. At the age of 16 she started to play the viola in Tomas Savickas’ viola class. In 2012, Sandra started her Bachelor studies in the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with professor Mari Tampere-Bezrodny and Ūla Ulijona Žebriūnaitė. In 2019, she completed her master’s cum laude with Prof Mari Tampere-Bezrodny. She has participated in masterclasses by Jonas Urba, Jone Kaliunaite, Mikhail Zemtsov, Sergey Ostrovsky, Alexander Bonduryanski, Michael Gaisler, Peijun Xu, Vincent Royer and Marcin Murawski. Sandra actively participates in chamber music ensembles and orchestra projects. She is a member of Junges Musikpodium Dresden-Venedig, Animato Stiftung, Gothenburg Academy of Music and Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Faroe Island Musical Meetings, Estonian Sinfonietta and Nordic Symphony Orchestra. In the autumn of 2018, Sandra performed as a soloist in Cecil Forsyth’s viola concerto with the Symphony Orchestra of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. Since 2016, she has been working in the viola section of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.