Composition and Arrangement

In conjunction with his performing and education career, Sam is a prolific composer and arranger of music.

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He particularly enjoys writing for jazz, brass and wind ensembles and has had his music performed by excellent ensembles across the country.

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 and Ska records

  • Here is an example horn arrangement from Ocean Colour Scene’s 2018 EP, “Another Bard May Chant”:

     

  • Youth Musical Theatre
  • Incidental music for plays
  • Animations
  • 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.

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