In conjunction with his performing and education career, Sam is a prolific composer and arranger of music.
He specialises in writing for brass and wind in many genres has had his music performed by excellent ensembles across the country, including:
- P.P. Arnold
- Ocean Colour Scene
- Seriously Collins
- The Simmertones
As well as his own projects, he has been professionally engaged to work on a number of composition and arrangement projects, including:
Horn Arrangements for Pop records
Here is an example horn arrangement from P.P. Arnold’s 2019 Album ‘Baby Blue’:
Here is an example horn arrangement from Ocean Colour Scene’s 2018 EP, “Another Bard May Chant”:
- Youth Musical Theatre
- Incidental music for plays
- Short Film
In 2006, he was commissioned to write a piece inspired by Mozart’s Requiem, which was performed to an audience of 700 in the Hall for Cornwall by an ensemble including members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the KEVICC Orchestra.
Here is an example arrangement for “Just Say You Love Me” by Pat/Greg Kane and Richard Niles, arranged for Superlocrian:
Check out the Media page for more compositions and arrangements.