Sam is a professional baritone, conductor and singing teacher. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music International Opera School, graduating with the Tagore Gold Medal. A soloist at the BBC Proms, Opéra Comique, and Sydney Opera House, he was formerly Music Director of Riverside Opera, conducting Bizet’s Carmen and Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet. He is Music Director of Battersea Choral Society, Teddington Choral Society and other London choirs. He has acted as Chorus Master for the BBC Singers, the Swedish Radio Choir and the Monteverdi Choir. He is a Head of Vocal Studies at Highgate School.