Sam is an experimental sound artist, composer and filmmaker.
His work takes the form of albums, short films, opera, installations and live free improvisation.
Sam holds an MFA in Experimental Electronic Music and Recording from Mills College where he studied with Pauline Oliveros, Maggi Payne, John Bischoff, Chris Brown, James Fei, Roscoe Mitchell, Molly Holm.
Sam has set about to combine image and sound, story and experimentation, emotion and texture through the use of cinematic language and expansive sound exploration. This is manifesting itself in several projects including
/ Sound art
/ Trans-media opera using live performance, electronic score, video and sound projection, cinema inspired lighting design and staging
/ Feature film writing
/ Installation art
/ Video art
He has performed or exhibited works in San Francisco, California; Oakland, California; Baltimore, Maryland; Stony Brook, New York; Asheville, North Carolina; Portland, Oregon; Prague, Czech Republic; Berlin, Germany