"After Silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." ~ Aldous Huxley


Welcome to the website of Samuel Whitesell! Samuel is located in Burlington, Vermont, where he works as a private piano instructor and a versatile freelance musician.


Samuel has training and performing experience in both the classical and jazz worlds, enabling him to serve in a wide variety of musical contexts. His performing experience includes solo and collaborative classical piano playing, solo and ensemble jazz piano playing, accompanying for choirs, churches, and theater productions, and performing in various rock, pop, and traditional music groups.


Samuel completed his M.M. (2014) and B.M. (2005) in piano performance with honors from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam with concentrations in piano pedagogy and a minor in jazz studies.