Samantha did a wonderful job! She played exactly what we wanted during the ceremony and the guests were very impressed with her.
Born in Los Angeles and based in NYC, Samantha "Sam" Gillogly (pronouns They/Them) began training in violin at age six on the island of Martha's Vineyard. They hold a Bachelor's in Performance, summa cum laude, from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Sam's notable past positions include Principal Violist of the Boston Civic Symphony, touring member of the Tim Janis Ensemble, and member of the innovative multimedia Youtube Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall under the direction of Michael Tilson-Thomas. Sam also loves the freedom and creativity of improvisation, and is an avid fan and performer of pop/contemporary, Celtic, Arabic, Bollywood, Klezmer, and other global styles. They are currently first violinist and artistic director of the anime/pop-culture quartet Spellbound Strings, as well as a member of social justice folk-rock band Revival, and Celtic/Americana group The Winter Court.