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> coming soon
> Milky Shakes
> Royal Suite: Movement 3
> Snow Leopard x3
> Gwand Wabbit
Samantha Boshnack has composed and performed with a plethora of Seattle-based musicians and groups since graduating from Bard College in 2003. Her teachers have included Erica Lindsay, Joan Tower, Denney Goodhew, Jerry Sabatini, Kyle Gann, and Greg Glassman. Her work has received acclaim from music critics around the world, and has received support from 4Culture, Jack Straw Productions, ASCAPlus, Meet the Composer and the Seattle Mayor's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs.
Boshnack has toured Africa, Europe, Canada, and extensively in the U.S. Her music has been performed in a variety of venues, from rock clubs and theaters, to festivals and schools. In 2004 she joined Reptet, an all original high-energy jazz sextet. Reptet has released three critically-acclaimed full-length records with a majority of Boshnack originals - "Do This!" (2006), "Chicken or Beef?"(2008), "AT THE CABIN" (2011), and one single on vinyl - "Agendacide" (2009). She leads two ensembles dedicated solely to performing her music; the Sam Boshnack Quintet and the B'shnorkestra (an alternative chamber orchestra). Boshnack also plays and composes in the Wayne Horvitz/Robin Holcomb/Tom Varner led Washington Composers Orchestra (WACO) as well as the Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble (SJCE). In addition to the aforementioned projects, she can be heard playing and composing with Picoso an all original son/salsa group.
In addition to her work as a composer, she is a trumpet player in high demand in a wide variety of genres including: salsa/son, jazz/free jazz, rock, avant-garde, classical, and Klezmer. She has performed or recorded with Butch Morris, Los Campesinos, Led to Sea, Publish The Quest, Eyvind Kang, Evan Flory Barnes, Paul Rucker, Orkestar Zirkonium, among others. Boshnack is also a music educator who currently teaches trumpet and piano at several schools in the Seattle area.