Samuel joined the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in 2006 and was Acting Associate Principal in the 2015-16 season and has performed at the La Jolla Summerfest since 2011. He also played one season with the Oregon Symphony and was a member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Evansville Philharmonic and Owensboro Symphony. A native of Waukegan, IL, Samuel studied at Indiana University and the University of Southern California. During his time in Los Angeles he was privileged to work with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Long Beach Symphony and Riverside Philharmonic. Samuel spent six summers as an Orchestral Fellowship student at the Aspen Music Festival.
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