Samantha Sy is a native of Oklahoma City. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Music Education from Oklahoma City University in 2011 and received her Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum from the University of Oklahoma in 2020.
Samantha was the orchestra teacher at Taft Middle School and Northwest Classen High School from 2011-2022, both of which are in the Oklahoma City Public Schools system. Sam served as the District Team Leader for the OKCPS orchestra teachers from 2013-2022. Ms. Sy also served as the North Central Honor Orchestra president from 2014-2022, and as the 2017 Oklahoma Music Educators Association All State Orchestra Chair.
Samantha's El Sistema responsibilities include conducting the Esperanza Orchestra, teaching Leadership, and providing support for high school students preparing for college and other post-secondary experiences.