Sam is an NYC-based composer/lyricist/librettist. He is the recipient of the the 2015 ASCAP Foundation Cole Porter Award, the 2015 Kleban Prize for Most Promising Lyricist, a 2015 Jonathan Larson Grant, the 2013 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Award for Lyrics, the 2012 Fred Ebb Award, the 2012 John Wallowitch Award, and the 2009 Kennedy Center ACTF Musical Theatre Award. He teaches music theory at Pace University, and lyric writing through Lincoln Center’s Songwriting in Schools Program. He is also a proud contributing writer for the Korean children’s language training program, English Egg. He loves outer space, croissants, the ballet, and Doctor Who.
Bhangin’ It (Music and Lyrics, with Book by Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew)
Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol (Additional Lyrics, with Music by Jule Styne and Lyrics by Bob Merrill)
Yo, Vikings! (Music, with Book and Lyrics by Marcus Stevens)
Scarlet Takes a Tumble (Book, Music, Lyrics)
Standardized Testing – The Musical!!!!” (Book, Music, Lyrics) Lyrics)