Classical violinist gone rogue, Samantha is a queer composer, violinist & music producer that specializes in working with femme, queer and non-binary artists. A graduate from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, she has performed internationally as a guest artist with the Southern Arizona Symphony, New Mexico Symphony, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Britten-Pears New Music Festival, Festival de Opera San Luis, the Rogue Theatre and more. She also appears regularly with Tucson, Arizona music projects including Two-Door Hatchback, Sapphocracy & ChamberLab. In Fall 2019, Samantha was awarded a stART mini-grant from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona and has been commissioned to write music for the Binational Encuentro (an event about the female migratory experience), ChamberLab, LuftBassoon, Hawkins Dance Company and more. In 2020, Samantha was the 2nd place finalist in the competitive University of Arizona FORGE Accelerator, the recipient of the Arts Foundation Pivot Grant and accepted a fellowship position with StartUp Tucson's Women in Technology program. She is the current founder and owner of Rogue Violin Studios and offers mixing, custom productions, string tracking and arrangements as well as an upcoming catalog for synch licensing.