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Sammy DeAngelis

Percussion - RCMS


Sammy DeAngelis is a percussionist currently based in Rochester, NY specializing in chamber music. As a performer, he has appeared with Eastman Percussion Ensemble, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Wind Ensemble. Sammy has also helped start a percussion chamber quartet this year named Call Street Percussion with the hopes of commissioning and performing new music for percussion repertoire.

As an educator, he has taught multiple high schools percussionists in Florida and Georgia and also coaches the Eastman Chamber Percussion Ensemble.

Sammy holds a bachelor's degree in percussion performance from Florida State University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in percussion performance at Eastman School of Music. Outside of percussion Sammy enjoys playing tennis, reading, or playing board games!