Samuel is a ‘complete musician’ (a classical and jazz pianist, composer, arranger and orchestrator). He recently completed his PhD on the Life and Music of Tommy Tycho at the University of Sydney, Conservatorium of Music. Samuel teaches music theory, performance, film music, music journalism and fundamentals of music at the University of Sydney Music Department and lectures in arranging and orchestration at Western Sydney University. He is published in the Grove Dictionary of Music. Samuel is currently studying the Equal Interval System (EIS) with Emmy-award winning composer Glenn Jordan. For more information, or if you would like a copy of his PhD thesis on Tommy Tycho, please get in touch via the contact page on this website.