• Sam Schmetterer

    Band & Orchestra Director

    Sam Schmetterer teaches band, orchestra, and percussion from grades 5-12. A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Sam has been teaching music in Massachusetts since 2008. He is an active percussionist and performs regularly with the New England Philharmonic, Quincy Symphony Orchestra, Melrose Symphony Orchestra, and Mercury Orchestra. He was the music director of MIT's Gamelan Galak Tika, an Indonesian percussion ensemble, where he has performed with the Boston Pops, Terry Riley, and the Kronos Quartet. Sam earned his Master’s degree from the American Band College of Sam Houston State University. He has served as manager for the MMEA All-State Band and the Southeastern MMEA Junior District Jazz Band.