Chandra joined her first youth orchestra in third grade and was placed in the first violin section. She is the youngest member to be accepted in her local youth orchestra, where the required age was 11. Chandra first participated in high school solo and ensemble in the fifth grade, earning her a gold in districit and state on a division I solo. She has won many awards and earned scholarships based on her talents throughout her life. Chandra has sat concertmaster in a side by side concert with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, where they performed Beethoven and Petrushka.
Chandra earned a degree in Violin Performance from Butler University, as well as a minor in Chemistry, and a concentration in Pre-Dentistry. She studied with Larry Shapiro at Butler, who is a disciple of Rafael Bronstein, Dorthy Delay, and Broadus Erie. Chandra has performed across the United States, and has performed for sold out venues, such as Bakers Life Fieldhouse for the Indiana Pacers, Historic Hinkle Fieldhouse, and Casears Palace in Las Vegas playing for Rod Stewart.
Chandra draws musical inspiration from Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, and Jascha Heifetz. Chandra is also a certified violin teacher for the Suzuki Assosiation. Outside of music, Chandra enjoys spending time with her family, dogs and is a dedicated Big Sister for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Lastly, she enjoys following her favorite sports teams, such as the New York Yankees, Miami Heat, and her Butler Bulldogs.