Co-founder, Director of Program Development
Samuel Ambrose turns back-row tuba playing into frontline artistry, bringing high-caliber style to performances, outreach, and educational experiences. His sound supports a variety of ensembles, most recently with the Capital Wind Symphony. Samuel has also performed for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra (VA), Johnstown Symphony Orchestra (PA), Augusta Symphony Orchestra (GA), and Sunrise Pops Orchestra (FL), as well as freelancing in the Mid-Atlantic region.
As an educator, Mr. Ambrose’s teaching ranges from private instruction to master classes, clinics, and ensemble instruction. He currently teaches Instrumental Music at University Park and Hyattsville Elementary Schools. He is also on staff and holds a graduate assistantship for the University of Maryland Athletic Bands. Samuel is a frequent adjudicator for the Virginia Marching Band Cooperative, and is often in demand as a consultant for many drum corps and marching bands.
Sam currently lives in Hyattsville, MD. He is finishing a Doctoral degree at the University of Maryland, received a Master's degree in Tuba Performance from The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelors of Music Education degree from Florida State University. His teachers include David Fedderly and Paul Ebbers.