Sam Weller

1998, Australia

Current occupation

Freelancer Conductor
Permanent Artistic Director and Chief Conductor – Ensemble Apex


Conservatorium Van Amsterdam National Masters in Orchestral Conducting
Kenneth Montgomery, Jac Van Steen, Ed Spanjaard 2020 -2022
University of Sydney- Sydney Conservatorium of Music Bachelor
Dr. Michael Duke 2016 – 2019

Professional experience

Dutch National Opera Academy
Guest music Director – Conrad Susa’s Transformations – 2023/24 Season
LUDWIG Orchestra x Opera2Day
Guest conductor – National Tour of Mozart’s Zauberflote 23/24 Season
PHION – Orkest van Gelderland & Overijssel
Guest conductor 2023
Noord Nederlands Orkest
Guest conductor 2022, 2024 (upcoming)
Dutch Radio Philharmonic
Guest conductor 2022, 2025 (upcoming)
Canberra Symphony Orchestra
Guest conductor 2022
Australian Conducting Academy – Sydney/Melbourne/West Australian/Tasmanian/Adelaide/Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Academy 2023
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Assistant conductor – Ben Northey- Wynton Marsalis + Jazz at the Lincoln Centre 2023
Dutch National Ballet
Guest assistant Conductor – Matthew Rowe – Mata Hari 2021

Other achievements

Netherlands Philharmonic – Lorenzo Viotti – Ravel & Tchaikovsky 2022
Jarvi Academy 2018
BBM Global Industry Scholarship – Australia – Music 2020
Eastman School of Music w David Zinman- Mahler 6 2018


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