Samantha Heinle is a 1st year grad student studying musicology. Outside of the Chamber Singers, she plays in the church handbell choir and works as a student assistant in the Rare and Manuscripts Collections.
Her favorite music is Romantic (classical) to listen to, Classical (classical) to play, Gottfried von Einem to study...and she describes herself as a "secret-not-so-secret top-40 connoisseur".
As for her most memorable musical experience outside of Ithaca: "How to choose just one? Piano camp? Martha Argerich playing Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano Concerto? Getting to hear a Baroque violin imitate the Houyhnhnms (from Gulliver's Travels) while researching at the Archiv der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna?"