Samantha Gomez

Samantha (or Sam) is in her first year studying a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Auckland.

She started learning cello in Year 9 from Anthony Elmsly, after being encouraged by her school music teacher. Ever since then her passion for music has grown, expanding her musicality. She also picked up drums in Year 10 and enjoys playing rock and a bit of jazz drums. Sam likes to compose, and received a Highly Commended award for her Macbeth composition in the Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ’s 2023 composition competition.

Other than music, Sam enjoys going to the gym, playing sports and reading.