Samantha Yim

Samantha Y.

Tempe, AZ

About Samantha Y.

Background check: Last verified 09/22/2016
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Samantha teaches: Ages 1 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2012
Last sign in: 2 days ago


Samantha is a Masters student at Arizona State University as a full scholarship recipient studying with Dr. Elizabeth Buck.

At ASU, Samantha performs with the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra. She won the 2015 ASU Concert of Soloists Competition, and performed the Martin Ballade with the ASU Symphony Orchestra. Samantha graduated summa cum laude from Purchase Conservatory of Music where she studied with Dr. Tara Helen O’Connor of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in NYC. At Purchase, she performed with the Symphony Orchestra as principal flute, working with notable conductors such as George Manahan and singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant.

Samantha has attended the Jim Walker Masterclass, Marina Piccinini Masterclass, Interharmony Music Festival, the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival, and New York Summer Music Festival where she had the privilege of working with renowned flutists such as Marina Piccinini, Linda Chesis, Brad Garner, Jeffrey Khaner, Robert Langevin, and Jim Walker.

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Freelance Musician

Aug 2011 - Present

Available for gigs


Master of Music, Flute Performance

Aug 2015 - Present
Arizona State University

Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance

Sep 2011 - May 2015
Purchase Conservatory of Music

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Grant Recipient

May 2016
Friends of Flute Foundation

Jennifer Lowy Dock Fellowship in Music

Jan 2016
Arizona State University

Concerto Competition Winner

Nov 2015
Arizona State University
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3 Reviews on Samantha Y.

Renee Sep 19, 2016
Flute · In studio
Samantha is an excellent teacher! I've gained so much from her lessons!
Sarah L. Sep 18, 2016
Flute · In studio
Samamth is the best flute teacher in the world👍
Leonardo K. Sep 18, 2016
Flute · In studio
Samantha is an excellent teacher. When I started, I had trouble making any sound on the flute but she taught me embouchure and a bunch of fingerings. It's too bad I moved away, or I would still be taking lessons with her!
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