Sam Nesbitt

YCO Conductor

Sam Nesbitt

Sam Nesbitt has taught in the Public Schools for 11 years and is currently the director of bands at Eisenhower Middle School, where his bands consistently receive superior ratings at district and state events. As a young musician he performed with AYSP’s Junior Symphony, Youth Orchestra, and Youth Symphony. He is currently an active performer in Albuquerque and has performed with such names as The Four Tops, The Temptations, Bernadette Peters, the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra, and many others. He received his degree in music education from the University of New Mexico and was the director of the New Mexico Jazz Workshop Middle School Honor Jazz Band for seven years. He has been co-conducting the Junior Band for six years.


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Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program
4407 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

PO Box 30961
Albuquerque, NM 87190