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Sam is a kind, soft spoken, and highly trained music teacher. He has a Master of Music in String Performance degree from California Institute of the Arts. For more than 20 years he has taught and conducted students in violin, viola, piano, drums, guitar, and composition. In addition to teaching at The Music Place, he also serves as a mentor to new teachers. Sam is originally from Argentina where he is a well-received conductor, composer, and orchestral musician. He is also bilingual in Spanish and English.

Teaching Style

Sam has a great heart for kids. He has a great sense of humor and by serving on faculties of both music schools and colleges, he is an experienced educator who understands how to engage students in the various approaches they need.


  • Baywood Ave
  • Lawrence Expwy
  • Koch Ln