Mapping And Glaciers
Sam's latest work, a 45 minute dance work for String Quartet was recently recorded at Austin's @KMFA Classical 89.5 Maylen Drayson Studio, mixed by Dave Boyle at ChurchHouse Studios. The work premieres at Houston's MATCH Center September 14th thru 21st. Book your tickets soon, as this space will sell out quickly. Also look for an official album release of this recording in the fall.
Sam's most recent soundtrack, to the cult horror film CYST goes live to all platforms including iTunes and Spotify on July 29th, which happens to be Bernard Herrmann's birthday. Be sure to pick up what critics are calling "a phantasmagorical whirlwind thriller of a soundtrack!"
New Work 'Call To Arms' featured on Budapest Scoring Orchestra's Instagram
Sam's recent work 'Call To Arms' recorded by the Budapest Scoring Orchestra is currently featured on their instagram page. Check out the track here
Laurence Pike's New Album (title TBA)
What a blast to get to arrange and conduct the choir on best buddy Laurence Pike's latest record. We were lucky to have Sydney's Philharmonia Choir VOX, as well as record in Phoenix Central Park's Church Space. Can't wait for this record to come out
Hijacked!! Sydney String Sessions
It was a party at JackLadder's official release of 5th album Hijacked at Sydney Recital Center, featuring Lipman's extensive string arrangements, rounding out an amazing show
Prestigious Hollywood institution American Film Institute (AFI) have reached out to Sam to pilot a brand new initiative at UT - a collaborative course between his film score students and the film making fellows at AFI. The program will culminate in three short films premiering in Fall 2022. Stay tuned!
Glaciers And Mappings
Sam is thrilled to kick off the new year with a commission from University of Houston's Head of Dance Department Karen Stokes, on her ballet Glaciers And Mappings. It's a work that explores the looming climate crisis, and how international community can rise to the occasion. The work will premiere in September 2022.
Happy for the debut at Tribeca Film Festival of Fathom, by Drew Xanthopolous, out on Apple TV - a documentary exploring 2 scientists pursuits of Whale communications. Sam collaborated with fellow composer Hanan Townshend to create huge orchestrations with Budapest Scoring Orchestra. Check it out!
See You Now
Sam is excited to have been commissioned the scoring of Johnson & Johnson's flagship Podcast See You Now. This work, featured on main website of the health giant, is a series of interviews with Health Professionals on the front-lines of COVID and their amazing tales of survival. Check it out here
Sam is thrilled to release collaboration with renowned Austin artist Yuliya Lanina, on her Fullbright-funded short film Gefilte Fish - a film exploring childhood under the shadow of Holocaust generation. Sam's score is entirely electronic, exploring chamber music of 1940s Eastern Europe. Look for the film's release in the coming months. Read more...
Hijacked!! - New work for Rock Band Jack Ladder
Critics are loving Sam's work for string octet on 'Hijacked' a rock album by Australian band Jack Ladder, on Endless Recordings. See reviews here - Guardian. Rollingstone Stack Eminetra Listen here.
TASMAN launched! A new collaboration with Sam and Hanan Townshend
Sam is thrilled to have joined forces with Kiwi composer Hanan Townshend, to create joint venture 'Tasman' where they will co-produce high end media music with the Budapest Scoring Orchestra. Tasman just signed with Marmoset Music. Check their first release at www.marmosetmusic.com/artists/tasman