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Samuel G.

Brukhman
6 Connecticut St. Cranford, NJ. 07016
Phone: 908-283-0882
Email: sambrukhman@gmail.com
Website: sambrukhman.weebly.com
EDUCATION
Westminster Choir College of Rider University (Princeton, NJ) 2015
Bachelor of Music Degree (cum laude) concentration in Music Education and Voice
Music Education with Frank Abrahams, Patrick Schmidt, Nicholas McBride, Al Holcomb, Janet Cape,
sdfsdfsv and Sharon Morrow;
Voice study with Zehava Gal and Sean McCarther;
Choral Conducting with James Jordan, Joe Miller, and Amanda Quist
Music History and Theory with Eric Hung, Sharon Mirchandani, Benjamin Boyle, Anthony Kosar
Keyboard Harmony and Piano with James Goldsworthy, Thomas Parente, Benjamin Boyle
ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, Princeton, NJ
Director of Rho Kappa Chorale, Fall 2014 present
Election Board member
Event organizer for Phi Mu Alpha Province Workshop, April 2015
Festival Del Sole, Orchestra Institute of Napa Valley, Napa, CA
Contact: Ming Luke, gming.luke@gmail.com
Administrative Intern, Summer 2013
Principal Russian translator
Assistant conductor
Personal Assistant
Personal Assistant to Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Jeffrey Wright, and Martin West
Translated masterclasses, rehearsals, and sectionals between Russian National Orchestra and participants
Theatre Aspen, Aspen, CO
Contact: Paige Price, Paige@theatreaspen.org
Intern, Summer 2012
Associate Music Director
Camera Spot Operator
Assistant Stage manager
Actor
Acted in Theater Aspens production of All Shook Up
Directed Theatre Aspen Schools production of Bugsy Malone
FIELD EXPERIENCE
North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional School District, NJ
Contact: Mike Schmidt, mschmidt@nhvweb.net
Voorhees High School (Grades 9 - 12)
Student Teacher, Spring 2015
Conductor of choirs

Private voice instruction


Private piano instruction
Spring musical assistant vocal director
Princeton Public Schools District, NJ
Contact: Vincent Metallo, Vincent_Metallo@princetonk12.org
Princeton High School (grades (9-11)
Secondary Practicum, Fall 2013
Conductor of choirs
EXPERIENCE
Vox Mousai Womens Choir, Princeton, NJ
Founder and Artistic Director, Fall 2013 - present
Head administrator
Social Media Coordinator
Collaborated with Princeton Girlchoir in joint concert, January 2013
Collaborated with Ola Gjeilo in concert, December 2014
Princeton Girlchoir, Princeton, NJ
Contact: Lynnel Jenkins, ljoyjenk@gmail.com
Conducting Fellow, Spring 2014 Spring 2015
Prepared choir for performances with New York Choral Society, January 2014, 2015
Prepared choir for performance with The College of New Jersey Choir, January 2014
Morrisville Presbyterian Church, Morrisville, PA
Contact: Steve McBride, steve@valleyforgechorale.org
Director of Childrens Choirs, Fall 2014 -present
Section Leader
CONDUCTING
National ACDA Conducting Competition, February 2015
1 of 8 semi-finalists chosen nationally
Conducting Masterclasses
James Jordan (only one selected), 2015
Simon Halsey (one of three selected), 2014
Bruce Chamberlain (one of ten selected), 2014
In-Gi Min (one of eight selected), 2013
Charles Bruffy (one of ten selected). 2013
VALUE and SERVICE
Committees/Volunteering
Musical Activities Board Director, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, Fall 2014 - present
Worship Committee, Morrisville Presbyterian Church, Fall 2014 - present
Resident Hall Advisory Committee, Fall 2011 - Spring 2012
NJMEA New Jersey All-State Choir Auditions volunteer, Spring 2015
Presentations
Chinese Music Educators USA Tour, Spring 2015
Russian Music Community of Princeton, Spring 2015

MEMBERSHIPS
ACDA (American Choral Directors Association)
NAfME (National Association for Music Education)
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity