SAMUEL YAMAMOTO- Sam took on the conducting role with the Silver Band in 2009. Other than a leave year in 2014, Sam has continued to develop the music repertoire and enthusiasm with Silver Band. Under Sam's leadership the band has considerably grown it's audience base and continues to do so.
Sam is a graduate with a Bachelor of Music from Brigham Young University in 2008, and a Master of Music, Music education from Boston University concluding in 2014. In addition Sam has participated in numerous professional development events to further advance what he has to offer at the podium.
Sam served as the conductor of the music program at Magrath High School for both choir and band. In 2019, Sam was appointed conductor of the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute band program where he continues the very illustrious history of the LCI band program.