Samantha Hogan (b. 1990, New York) is an American composer and trombonist.
Ms. Hogan earned a BA degree in music composition from Youngstown State University (OH) under the tutelage of Dr. Dave Morgan and Robert Rollin, as well as trombone with John Olsson and Mike Crist. She has also studied composition independently with Scott Pfitzinger and Gwen Rollin while in school.
Hogan has written music encompassing a wide variety of styles and genres. She has had many successful premieres with both the Youngstown New Music Society Festival Orchestra where her piece, Eclectic Images, was performed in 2013. She also collaborated with her brother in the rock song Walking Dead, featured in the motion picture B.O.Y.D. She was also a participant at the St. Mary’s Composition Intensive where she was able to study with the faculty Zae Munn, Joshua Marquez, Michael Schelle, Kristen Kuster, and Jay Batzner. Her piano solo Cumulus Humilis was recorded by pianist Avguste Antonov for his solo album, An American Journey.
Works for Winds
- Of Wizards and Dragons (2012/2018)
- Samantha Hogan website Accessed 26 December 2018