Sam Hickman is a talented and experienced Music Teacher and Audio Engineer based in Maryland. He teaches a range of instruments, including Drums, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Voice, Ukulele, and Music Theory.
Sam holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Audio Production from American University in Washington D.C, where he studied under several prominent professors, including Program Director Mike Harvey. While his primary focus in college was Drums & Percussion, he also continued his study in Guitar family instruments, Voice, and Piano.
Sam has years of experience performing for audiences small and large, releasing his own original music, and strengthening his passion for all aspects of music. He has worked with over 100 different students in his career so far, teaching in the private, group, and summer camp settings.
Sam creates a personalized lesson plan for each student that includes exercises, music theory, and playing songs. He places a lot of importance on creativity in learning through a traditional approach, and through a holistic outlook of different instruments and how they are connected to one another, Sam has an opportunity to broaden the scope of his students' musical world.
Sam believes that the most important part of any music lesson is that the student is having fun and enjoying themselves. He finds that figuring out preferences that make a student comfortable is essential to a great music lesson. This is why, regardless of the level of the student’s skill, Sam is committed to giving great music lessons and never giving up on his students