"I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin." - Albert Einstein
Samantha is a freelance violinist and teacher brand new to the Hampton Roads area! She is a native of upstate New York and received her Bachelor of Music degree at the Ithaca College School of Music. Samantha moved to the area this summer from Chicago, where she completed her Master’s Degree in violin performance at DePaul University. While living in Chicago she also had the great honor of spending two years in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a prestigious training orchestra affiliated with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Samantha currently plays with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra in Davenport, Iowa and recently won a position with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. She is also a substitute violinist with the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra in her hometown of Binghamton, NY.
Samantha is so happy to be a part of The Music Post and is very excited to continue exploring her teaching and performing opportunities in southeastern Virginia!