Sam Brukhman,
Artistic Director

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Sam Brukhman enjoys a career as an entrepreneur and conductor. Sam was the former founder of the Vox Mousai Women's Choir, a collegiate women's choir focused on the exploration and performance of women's repertoire. Within 3 years of it's founding at Westminster Choir College, the choir grew from 12 to 55 members. Under Sam's artistic direction, the choir collaborated with such artists as the Princeton Girlchoir, Paul Mealor,  Mitos Andaya, and Ola Gjeilo. The choir premiered works by award-winning composer Alexander Leon, Ola Gjeilo, Emily Vite, and Michael Smith. During their December 2014 concert, Tundra, the Vox Mousai Women's Choir was joined by Ola Gjeilo to accompany his music in performance.

A popular artist with Princeton, NJ audiences and university faculty at Westminster Choir College, Brukhman's music was described as "greatly spiritual" with a "diverse repertoire that is supported by a beautiful tone."

In 2013, Sam served as an assistant conductor of the Orchestra Institute of Napa Valley under Festival Del Sole. There, he was also the principal Russian translator for the Russian National Orchestra and led sectionals with Orchestra Institute students under the direction of principal instrumentalists in the Russian National Orchestra. He worked with such artists as Martin West, Ming Luke, Aleksei Bruni, Vladislav Lavrik, and Maxim Rubtsov. 

During Theatre Aspen's 29th season in 2012, Brukhman served as the associate music director of the Theatre Aspen School Conservatory's show, All Shook Up. He was the assistant to artistic director, Paige Price, and assisted her with musical tasks throughout the season.

Sam was selected as a 2015 semi-finalist for the National ACDA Conducting Competition in Salt Lake City.

Sam received his Bachelor of Music degree from Westminster Choir College and currently teaches at Brown Middle School in Forney, TX.