A native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sam Boase-Miller began his cello studies at age nine. He graduated with honors from Interlochen Arts Academy and then spent many years as a roaming cello student from Ithaca, NY studying with Elizabeth Simkin, to Chicago, IL under the tutelage of Brant Taylor of the Chicago Symphony, then back to Kalamazoo, teaching alongside and studying with his former teachers Grace Field and Bruce Uchimura.
It was during this time, in Kalamazoo, that Sam founded Triple Clef Studios. His idea was to collate all the information he had learned from his several teachers and performing experiences and be able to "pass the torch" to the next generation of cellists.
A new music advocate, Sam received the highest reviews for his performance of the solo cello part in Karel Husa’s “Cayuga Lake (Memories),” under the guidance of Dr. Husa himself. Sam spent a year performing on Holland America Line Cruises as the cellist of their number one string ensemble, The Adagio Strings Quartet.
Sam also has a great love for musicals and has collaborated with Broadway artists Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel on their cabaret music as well as in the Mid-West premier of their off-Broadway musical “The Extraordinary Ordinary.”
Sam is currently a resident of Brooklyn, New York and plays numerous shows with musician Loren Beri. He is the former associate principal cellist of the Manhattan Symphonie, whose recent performances took him on a two-week tour of China as well as performing Verdi’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall with the Yokohama City Choir.
Sam maintains an active freelance schedule, subbing for several orchestras in the New York City area while working at Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.