Samuel R.

Samuel R. is currently working on his Master's Degree in Violin Performance at TCU. He also has a Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance Degree from the University of Southern Mississippi & studied in Universidade Federal da Paraiba & the Escola de Musica Antheno in Brazil. His other accomplishments include: e Orchestral Experience: · Substitute, San Angelo Symphony, San Angelo, TX, 2017-present · Member, Odysseus Chamber Orchestra, Denton, TX, 2017-2018 · Member, TCU Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth, TX, 2017-present · Member, Collegium Musicum TCU, Fort Worth, TX, 2017-present · Substitute, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Plano, TX, 2017-present · Concertmaster, FestivalSouth, Hattiesburg, MS, 2017 · Concertmaster, USM Opera, Hattiesburg, MS, 2016-2017 · Member, Meridian Symphony Orchestra, Meridian, MS, 2014-2017 · Substitute, Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Jackson, MS, 2015, 2016 · Member, USM Symphony Orchestra, Hattiesburg, MS, 2011-2017 · Substitute, North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Tupelo, MS, 2016 · Substitute, Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, Gulfport, MS, 2014 · Substitute, Paraiba State Symphony, João Pessoa, Brazil, 2011 · Member, SIVUCA Orchestra of Campina Grande, Campina Grande, Brazil, 2009-2010 · Member, orchestras at Brevard, Campina Grande, Eastern, Música das Esferas, National, Northern Lights, and Poços de Caldas music festivals o Under conductors including Gavriel Heine, Gerard Schwarz, Keith Lockhart, and Matthias Bamert Teaching Experience: · 2017-Present: Teaching Assistant – Texas Christian University · 2016-2017: Violin Coach – Southern Miss Youth Orchestra in Hattiesburg, MS. · 2016-2017: Strings coach – Southern Miss Kids Orchestra in Hattiesburg, MS. · 2012 and 2015: Violin Coach – Festival South Orchestral Academy in Hattiesburg, MS Honors and Fellowships: · Summer 2018: Scholarship recipient for Fort Worth Symphony Conducting Workshop · Spring 2018: Scholarship recipient for CMR Intensive String Quartet Workshop · Fall 2017-Spring 2019: Graduate Teaching Assistantship – Texas Christian University · Spring 2017: Honorable Achievement Award (USM Strings Juries) · Fall 2016: 2nd prize in the USM chamber music competition · Summer 2016: Scholarship recipient for Brevard Music Festival · Spring 2016: Annual Career Enhancement Award (USM School of Music) · Fall 2015: 2nd prize in the USM chamber music competition · Summer 2015: Best Chamber Music Performance award from members of the Borodin Quartet at Northern Lights Music Festival · Summer 2015: Scholarship recipient for Northern Lights Music Festival · Spring 2013: Significant Improvement award in the USM String Juries · Summer 2013: Scholarship recipient for Eastern Music Festival · Summer 2013: Scholarship recipient for National Music Festival · Full Tuition scholarship recipient for undergraduate studies at The University of Southern Mississippi. Music Festivals: · 2018: Fort Worth Symphony Conducting Workshop · 2018: Chamber Music Roundup Intensive Quartet Workshop (performed Brahms String Quartet No. 2 with James Dunham, former violist of the Cleveland Quartet, and Mendelssohn Quartet No. 1 with Rachel Shapiro, violinist of the Aeolus Quartet) · 2017: Festival South Orchestral and Chamber Music Academy · 2016: Brevard Music Festival · 2015: Northern Lights Music Festival · 2013: Eastern Music Festival · 2013: National Music Festival · 2012: Premier Orchestra Institute · 2012: Festival South Orchestral and Chamber Music Academy · 2009 and 2011: Music in the Mountains Festival (Brazil) · 2010: Music in the Spheres Festival (Brazil) · 2009 and 2010: Campina Grande International Music Festival (Brazil)