Samuel Sentmanat began studying the violin at age ten with Houston Symphony violinist Michaela Oancea-Frusina. Later he worked with Dr. Joseph Cease, a career Hollywood studio musician and retired professor of musicology from the University of California at Berkley. Samuel has directed groups such as the William Byrd string program and Chamber Singers. He is currently studying sacred music at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. Mr. Sentmanat specializes in Baroque and Renaissance music and, in addition to his work on strings, has a passion for sacred music and maintains choral groups.
Episode | February 1st, 2019 | Season 1 | 49 mins 24 secs
chant, memory, music, polyphony, samuel
Music is a transformative force. It speaks to us on such a deep level, that at times can shake us to the core. It can help define our identity, our memory and how we see the world. Join us as we talk with Samuel Sentmanat about the power of music.