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Herb Alpert Music Center


Sam Plotkin

Sam Plotkin

Instructional Assistant

Contact Info

Office: HAMC 108
Extension: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2895

Office Hours:

Tutoring Hours for Online Learning - Spring 2020

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30am-12:30pm

Email for recurring Zoom meeting links.

Biographical Statement:

Sam Plotkin is a composer, songwriter, and producer originally from Poughkeepsie, NY. He began his musical career playing saxophone in grade school and college, in concert, jazz, and marching bands. Sam has a BA in Music from Vassar College, where his studies focused on contemporary composition. He moved to LA following an internship at Remote Control Productions, and has since contributed music to many independent films, both shorts and features. In addition to his film work, Sam has written concert music for wind ensemble, string quartet, choir, ensemble percussion, and electro-acoustics, as well as an album of folk songs. Today, Sam is a regular contributor to many production music libraries, and he’s finished work on his first feature film as lead composer. 

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911