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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