Alongside performing and teaching, Sam enjoys composing and arranging music.
He particularly enjoys writing for jazz, brass and wind ensembles and has had his music performed by excellent ensembles across the country.
He has been professionally engaged to work on a number of composition and arrangement projects, including:
- Horn arrangements for Pop and Ska records
- 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 ‘Somewhere’ for the Sam Massey Ensemble:
Check out the Media page for more compositions and arrangements.