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It was later reported that during her marriage she had an extramarital affair with her backup singer, Don Peslis, who was also married at the time.
Patty divorced Helvering in 1993 and married Peslis in August 1995.
She appeared in the 2006 annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. In 2004, Patty was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and in 2007 was awarded the GMA Music in the Rockies Summit Award.
A televised performance of Sandi Patty's Yuletide Special was filmed for syndication in 2006, with other performers—including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the U. In May 2008, Patty released her 30th studio recording, Songs for the Journey, in which she covers classic hymns of the church and other modern gospel classics.
After graduating from Crawford High School in San Diego, she attended San Diego State University and Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, where she studied voice with soprano Greta Dominic, but graduated with an emphasis in conducting.
While studying at Anderson University, she worked as a studio musician for area recording studios, singing background vocals and recording commercial jingles, including one for Juicy Fruit gum. and released her first professional record, Sandi's Song.
In August 1995, Patty married Don Peslis, with whom she had an extramarital affair during her first marriage, which ended in a 1993 divorce (CT, Sept. As her personal life came under an intense media spotlight, Patty's recording company, Word Records, delayed release of her Christmas album for one year.
Patty reduced her performance schedule, spending more time in Anderson, Indiana, with her new blended family, which now encompasses eight children.
Patty was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, into a family of musicians; her father was a minister of music, and her mother served as the church pianist.This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors (read/edit).Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.Sandi Patty has returned to the top of the Christian music charts with a new recording two years after confessing an extramarital relationship that put her career into a tailspin.Released in late October, Patty's was among the top ten contemporary Christian recordings for more than five weeks. Peslis, who is also divorced, had been a backup singer for Patty.