Sam Beste is an 8th grader at Edmund’s Middle School in Burlington, and April's Student Composer Showcase on VPR Classical.
Sam started writing music when he was in 4th grade, after hearing a school announcement for Music-COMP’s composition classes.
Sam's piece The River was performed in a local concert featuring UVM music education students. The concert was held on December 11, 2015 with musicians Ryan Spooner, violin; Matt LaRocca, viola; Michael Hakim, cello.
VPR Classical's Student Composer Showcase is produced in collaboration with Music-COMP's online composition mentoring program. Find out more at music-comp.org