David Sampson (born January 26, 1951) is an American composer. He is uniquely acclaimed for the integrity of his music. Sampson’s work has been described as intensely honest and human, taking his audiences through rich experiences filled with depth and emotion.Sampson was born in Charlottesville North Carolina and is currently living in New Jersey. He began his career as a trumpet player and is now a leading composer.

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  • David Sampson (born January 26, 1951) is an American composer. He is uniquely acclaimed for the integrity of his music. Sampson’s work has been described as intensely honest and human, taking his audiences through rich experiences filled with depth and emotion.Sampson was born in Charlottesville North Carolina and is currently living in New Jersey. He began his career as a trumpet player and is now a leading composer. Sampson holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Hunter College, Manhattan School of Music, and the Écoles d'Art Américaines. His music is published by Editions BIM, Cantate Press and David Sampson Music. He has served on the Board of the Composers Guild of New Jersey and the Advisory Board of the Bergen Foundation.Among Sampson’s chamber music works are: Dectet (Chicago Chamber Musicians), Strata (National Endowment for the Arts/American Brass), Breathing Lessons (Chamber America/Amherst Saxophone) and Short Stories (Chamber Music America/Pew Charitable Trust/Aspen Wind Quintet).His orchestral works include The War Prayer (soloists, chorus and orchestra), Hommage JFK (orchestra), Monument (orchestra), Turns (violoncello and orchestra), Jersey Rain (solo baritone, chorus and orchestra), Simple Lives (orchestra), and Triptych (trumpet and orchestra). These works have been commissioned and performed by orchestras including the National Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Memphis Symphony, Akron Symphony, Aspen Music Festival, American Composers Orchestra, National Endowment for the Arts, Bergen Foundation, Dodge Foundation, and Barlow Endowment, among others.
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  • David Sampson (born January 26, 1951) is an American composer. He is uniquely acclaimed for the integrity of his music. Sampson’s work has been described as intensely honest and human, taking his audiences through rich experiences filled with depth and emotion.Sampson was born in Charlottesville North Carolina and is currently living in New Jersey. He began his career as a trumpet player and is now a leading composer.
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