Biography: Henry Samuels, double bass

Henry 2 Double Bassist Henry Samuels comes from a musical family and began his music studies on the piano at seven. He was a winner of the Santa Monica College concerto competition, and the Kiwanis club concerto competition in 2004 and 2005. He has also taught double bass sectionals and lessons to students in Santa Monica, California, as well as teaching music and the double bass at Los Angeles elementary school Para Los Ninos. Henry received his undergraduate degree in music performance at Boston University and is currently pursuing his Professional studies degree with The Cleveland Orchestra principal bassist Max Dimoff at the Cleveland Institute of Music.  Henry has participated in the Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute and Domaine Forget, and has performed across China and Europe.