Sam Ritter (b.1990) is a doctoral student and associate instructor from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. His major field of study is in choral conducting with minors in composition and music theory. His principal professors of composition have been Sven-David Sandström, Daniel Musselman and P.Q. Phan. Ritter holds a B.M. in Piano Performance and an M.M. in Choral Conducting. Ritter has worked abroad in Rome, Italy as the director of choral music at la Roma Battista Chiesa Evangelica and sang with the New Chamber Singers and il Coro da Camera Italiano. Ritter has been assistant director of mainstage productions Suor Angelica and Evita. At Indiana University, he has been the associate conductor for the premier contemporary vocal ensemble, NOTUS, in addition to the associate chorus master for The Music Man. In the 2017-2018 season, he will take part in preparing Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion, Bernstein’s West Side Story, and Jake Heggie’s It’s a Wonderful Life.
To learn more about Sam, please visit samrittermusic.com.