Samuel has recently completed an MA in Composition at the Royal Academy of Music. His teachers included David Sawer, Param Vir and Morgan Hayes. In 2017 he graduated from the University of West London with a BMus in Composition.

Ensembles and performers that Samuel has worked with include the Ligeti string quartet, The Hermes Experiment, bass violist Liam Byrne, as well as collaborating with film-director Ed Hicks at RADA.

Samuel was previously a student at the Composer’s Academy at Heidelberger Frühling and the Composer’s Academy at the Cheltenham Festival, with new works having been performed at both.

Samuel has received generous support from the RWV Trust, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Leathersellers’ Company Charitable Trust.