Classically trained in both voice and piano, Samantha has been teaching lessons for over five years. Landing a job as Music Director for community theaters in 2009, she started her career and never looked back. Samantha is also Theater Director of Academy Theatre at Compass and was also a resident director for Christian Family Theatre from 2010-2013. Samantha has been teaching private voice lessons in student homes as well as at Dance and Music Academy of Woodstock since 2010. Her goal as a teacher is to inspire her students in their passion for singing as well as give them the tools needed to perform and entertain. Her speciality is musical theatre but also has a great deal of experience training in other styles such as pop, jazz and country. Graduating in 2008 with a Counseling degree from Toccoa Falls College, Samantha's heart is to see her students thrive wherever they are.