Samuel Kimuli

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United Kingdom

Originally born in Uganda, Sam is a British composer who started his music career as a choir boy at Namirembe Cathedral choir, Kampala. Originally self taught, Sam excelled rapidly and his outstanding musicianship led him to play the piano and organ, accompanying choirs, etc at an early age.

Sam won a scholaship to study piano performance in England at the Guildhall School of music and Drama where he atudied with Prof Paul Berkowitz. Sam went on to achieve the ARCO, and under the tution of Anne Marsden Thomas, he followed that with FRCO.

Sam also was organ scholar at Chelmsford cathedral under the directorship of Dr Graham Elliott; he was also organist at the Church of the Acension Chelmsford and later on Director of music at Church of the Ascension, Balham. Sam studied at Goldsmiths University where he won consecutive awards for 'the most outstanding music student' before completing his BMus degree, majoring in composition and later a PGCE. Sam is a composer who started composing at 11 yrs old.

He is a producer, tutor, arranger and a performer who is reknown for his excellent improvisations. Sam continues to work in various music settings including running and leading music/performance workshops for young people.

He is a lover of church music and he embraces a lot of other genres including jazz, gospel, etc.