Violinist/Violist Sam Lorenzini, a native of Seal Beach, California, began studying violin at 8 years old in the after school music program at his elementary school. He has been the concertmaster of Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra and Honors Chamber Orchestra, and has won highest honors 4 years in a row at the Los Alamitos-Seal Beach Solo and Ensemble Festival. Sam has been the featured soloist with MSLMYSO and YHCO both locally and abroad and has performed in numerous international venues, including the Grosser Musikverein-saal, in Vienna, the Mozarteum, in Salzburg, the Sydney Opera House, in Australia, and the Teatro Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Sam received his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Herb Alpert School of Music at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with an emphasis on music education and is completing a Master of Music degree in performance at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University Long Beach. As a teacher, Sam has been a member of the elementary music team in the district of Santa Monica-Malibu for the past two years working with beginning string students at 8 of the district's 10 elementary schools. Despite the workload of teaching publicly and privately, he remains an active performer playing regularly in local orchestras and chamber ensembles.