Born in Los Angeles, violinist/violist/composer Samantha Gillogly began her musical training at age six on the island of Martha's Vineyard, and now holds a Bachelor’s in Performance from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Fluent in an extensive list of classical repertoire, from Adams to Zelenka, she is also an avid fan and performer of traditional Irish, Scottish and other Celtic and roots genres. As a soloist, she has appeared on NBC-TV's Chronicle news magazine, performed for President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush and for President William and Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton, and concertized in numerous recitals, competitions and private functions throughout the U.S. From 2007-2011 she was the principal violist of the Boston Civic Symphony, and in 2008 joined Billboard's chart-topping composer, Tim Janis, as a violinist in the Tim Janis Ensemble. In 2009, she was a member of the innovative Youtube Symphony Orchestra, which performed live at Carnegie Hall under the direction of Michael Tilson-Thomas.
Born in Maine, pianist/composer Tim Maurice has written and recorded music for a number of independent film projects in New England, including short films, feature length films, contests, and web series. He studied piano at Bates College in Lewiston, ME and holds a Bachelor’s in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tim is the recipient of the 2009 BMI Film Scoring Scholarship. He has performed with the Boston New Music Initiative, recorded at WGBH’s Fraser Studio, and was part of the music preparation team for the NBC television movie Captain Drake. Independent films he has composed for include Karma’s Choice (entered into the Boston Film Festival) and Lyrics of My Life (screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival). He also scored the mystery/crime drama web series, Gavin Lance, and is an arranger for the educational iPad app, Piano Player Plus.