Samuel grew up in Oxford, studying ‘cello and piano as well as being a chorister from an early age. He studied music at King’s College London, graduating with first class honours. Samuel received a Masters in Composition for Screen, passing with distinction from the Royal College of Music in London. Here he was awarded the Clifton Parker and Constant and Kit Lambert Scholarship, supported by the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
Samuel has a wealth of experience gained through orchestration, programming, and music preparation for mainstream Hollywood Cinema and European Film. Samuel has worked with George Fenton, Dario Marianelli, Avshalom Caspi, and Samuel Sim among other notable composers.
Samuel composes music for film, TV, radio, and audio-drama as well as a number of recent choral commissions and library music published by Cavendish Music, EMI/Faber Music, and Spartan Press. He enjoys collaborating with a number of directors and animators and exploring diverse musical approaches, working from his studio in London.
Baaa! dir. J. Edwards, 2015 (Post-prod.)
Adam and Eve, dir. A. Duffus, 2013
This Way Up, dir. F. Casilli, 2013
Weespree (animation), N. Brenville, 2013
Orsino (animation), N. Brenville, 2012
The Turn, dir. C. Krohn, 2012.
The Eternal Not,, dir. J. Spray, 2012
Isabel, dir. C. Eastwood, 2012
Immersed (animation), Sole Águila, 2012.
In Dreams, dir. F.Limi, 2012
Lavender, dir. R. Adnan, 2012
Say Nothing, dir. C. Eastwood, 2011.
Sympathy for the Dragon, dir. I. Cevahir, 2011
The Break In, dir. F.Limi, 2011
No Confessions, dir. C. Eastwood, 2011
En Cero (animation), S. Águila, 2011
The Jungle (animation) S. Greenaway, 2011
The Big Catch (animation) C. Wilder, 2011
George & the Dragon (animation) M. Lohr, 2011
Ghost Class, 13 part web series, 2011.
Cupcake, dir. M. Gonzalez, 2010
Olympics, dir. S. Mumby-Croft, 2010
The Yorke Arms (Channel Four, Keo Films, 2015)
Bear Grylls : Escape from Hell (Series 1, Discovery Channel, Workhouse Productions, 2013)
Miracle Hunters (Series 1, Channel Four, Workhouse Productions, 2013)
Hood: The Scribe of Sherwood parts 1 & 2 (Spiteful Puppet, 2014)
The Documentary: Isolation dir. Anahi Aradas (BBC Worldwide 2013)
Hood: Noble Secrets (Spiteful Puppet, 2013) (nominated for BBC Audio Drama Awards)
The Shadow (dir. Andrew Duffus). Performances TBC, 2015
Beyond the Body Imme Van der Haak (RCA) Live performances in London and Amsterdam, 2012
Bright is the Ring of Words (SATB) Choral Anthem
Like as The Hart (SATB+organ) Choral Anthem (Commisioned by the Hertford Society, Hertford College Oxford, 2013).
My Wife (SATB+organ) Choral Anthem (private commission, 2013)
The Solitary Reaper (SATB+chamber orchestra/organ) (published by Spartan Press, 2012)
La Cloche Fêlée (‘The Cracked Bell’) (Solo Violin and Orchestra, 2010)
Three Sea Shanties (SATB+organ, 2009)
Six 1930’s songs arranged for String Quartet (private commission, 2009)
Epigrammes de Clément Marot: two Ravel songs arranged for Baritone and Orchestra (2009)