Samara Rice is a music composer and educator based in Southern California. Textural elements, unusual instrumentation, extended performance techniques, and imagery inspire her compositional sound. She hopes to bring classical contemporary music to new audiences through film scores and mixed media. Samara is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach and received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego. Visit www.SamaraRice.com to hear more of her music.
LISTEN: Thunderstorm for String Quartet
Performed by James Hsiao, Violin; Erin Fraboni, Violin; Jasmine Yu, Viola; Melissa Chu, Cello