Associate Artistic Director and Allegro Chorus, Arietta Singers, and Dolce Singers Director Samantha Maas-Baldwin has been teaching music in the Bay Area for over 10 years. After graduating from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with an emphasis in classical voice, Samantha earned her California Teaching Credential and became the director of music at San Marin High School in northern Marin, leading many choral and instrumental ensembles. In the spring of 2014, Samantha earned a Master of Music in Music Education with an emphasis on Kodály from Holy Names University. While earning her Master’s, Samantha also studied advanced vocal pedagogy with Eric Howe.
As an elementary and middle school music educator and Kodály specialist, Samantha has worked as a general music teacher and choir director for children’s choirs and public schools in the North and East Bay.