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October 29, 2016 - Samuel Stokes performs the xylophone for the soundtrack of the LG V20 Everyday Spectacular commercial, premiering on broadcast TV in the USA today, produced by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and HitRECord, LLC.

October 4, 2016 - Alexandria, LA - Paul Christopher and Josue Ramirez premiere Stokes's Mythos for bass/cello duo. http://www.brainsurge.biz/copy-of-reflections-on-life-by-504-

October 1, 2016 - Natchitoches, LA - The Blue Third performs at the Natchitoches Car Show, 8:30-10:30AM.

May 14, 2016 - Alexandria, LA - Sugarmill Music Festival. Paul Christopher performs Stokes's composition Scion of Eisenach for solo cello 4:30PM. Stokes speaks on composers' panel at 11:00AM.

October 3, 2015 - Natchitoches, LA - The Blue Third performs at the Natchitoches Car Show, 8:30-10:15AM.

October 2, 2015 - Lafayette, LA - Stokes performs the premiere of his solo piano work Rondeau, the 2015 commissioned composition for the Louisiana Music Teachers Association.

July 31-August 1, 2015 - Norman, OK - ArtWorks Academy of the Performing Arts presents Candy Land by Cheryl Morris, with music by Samuel Stokes.

July 17-23, 2015 - Kansas City, MO - One Hundred Horses play is presented at the KC Fringe Festival with musical composition and arrangement by Samuel Stokes.

April 10-11, 2015 - Natchitoches, LA - Stokes's piece "Zydeco World" is featured as part of the 60x60 Louisiana Mix at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts

March 26, 2015 - Natchitoches, LA - the NSU Horn Choir performs "Caer Cadarn" at Magale Recital Hall.

March 7, 2015 - Baton Rouge, LA - the NSU Horn Choir performs "Caer Cadarn" at the Southeast Horn Workshop.

March 2, 2015 - Natchitoches, LA - NSU Middle Lab School presents "A Tale of Two Heroes."

January 25, 2015 - New York City - premiere of "Neanderthals of the Future," performed by virtuoso flutist Robert Dick. Begins at 12:16.

TBA - New York City - premiere performance of the guitar and cello duo "Cathexis" performed by Duo Anova, which consists of Susan Mandel (cello) and Kenji Haba (guitar).

TBA - New York City - premiere performance of cello and bass flute duo "Tears for the Land" performed Suzanne Mueller (cello) and Pamel Sklar (bass flute).

December 10, 2014 - Natchitoches, LA - premiere of the horn choir piece "Caer Cadarn" by the Natchitoches-Northwestern Horn Society under the direction of Dr. Kristine Coriel.

August 30, 2014 - Culver City, CA - Stokes's song "Math Book Tragedy" was played on the Dr. Demento Show.


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August 6, 2014 - New York City - premiere performance of the solo oboe piece "Carriage Ride in Central Park" performed by Robert Botti at SUBCULTURE, 45 Bleeker Street, at 6:30PM.

June 28, 2014 - Los Angeles, CA - encore performance of the solo cello piece "Scion of Eisenach" performed by professional cellist Maksim Velichkin at the Edendale Branch Library, 12PM.

June 24, 2014 - Bremen, Germany - Premiere of "Dance of the Revolving Gears" by pianist Juan Maria Solare at the University of Bremen.

June 21, 2014 - New York City - Make Music New York program will include the pieces "The Gospel According to Mammon" performed by Viola Yip," and "Edo" performed by Thomas Piercy and Vilian Ivantchev.

June 16, 2014 - Los Angeles, CA - encore performance of the solo cello piece "Scion of Eisenach" performed by professional cellist Maksim Velichkin at the Silver Lake Library, 6PM.

May 29, 2014 - Tulsa, OK - Premiere of the clarniet, bassoon, and horn trio "Zydeco Zebra" by the West Winds at 7:30pm at the Living Arts of Tulsa. The West Winds are clarinetist Kristi Sturgeon, Mark Watson playing horn, and Dayna Smith playing bassoon.

May 17, 2014 - Culver City, CA - Stokes's song "The 'Want Some Rye?' Rag" was played on the Dr. Demento Show.

May 11, 2014 - New York City - Original spoken word composition "The Gospel According to Mammon" was premiered by Viola Yip - 1:00pm at the Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York City.

May 4, 2014 - Glendale, CA - Premiere of the solo cello piece "Scion of Eisenach" by professional cellist Maksim Velichkin at The Brand Library & Art Center.

April 24-26, 2014 - Warrensburg, MO - Two original works by Samuel Stokes, the fixed media work "Gauntlet Down" and the violin, cello, and drumset trio "The Relentless Stowaway," and Stokes's arrangement of Yoko Kanno's "Tank!" were presented at the spring dance concert Still/Moving with dances choreographed by Professor Ashley Miller.

April 24, 2014 - Natchitoches, LA - The Northwestern State University Middle Lab School premiered Stokes's original musical "Beau the Amazing Blue Mouse" at the NSU Middle Lab School Auditorium - 7PM.

April 19, 2014 - Culver City, CA - Stokes's parody song "Finicky Fidgety Fickle Easter Day" was played on the Dr. Demento Show.

April 13, 2014 - New York City - original duo "Edo" performed on the Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Japan Perspective concert with Thomas Piercy, clarinet & Vilian Ivantchev, guitar. 1:00pm - Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York City.

April 6, 2014 - New York City - performance of "Whales Weep Not!" on a concert with Shannon Roberts, soprano & Yumi Suehiro, piano at Ascension Catholic Church, 108th Street & Broadway, New York City.

March 30, 2014 - New York City - premiere of "Whales Weep Not!" on a concert with Shannon Roberts, soprano & Yumi Suehiro, piano at 1:00pm at the Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York City.

March 1, 2014 - Culver City, CA - Stokes's song "What Does Spock Love? (The Women)" was played on the Dr. Demento Show.

February 2014 - Warrensburg, MO - documentary series entitled Capitolized, containing theme music by Samuel Stokes, will premiere on the campus network at the University of Central Missouri.

December 21, 2013 - Culver City, CA - Stokes's parody "Here Comes Santa Claus (The Even More Theologically Confused Version)" was played on the Dr. Demento Show.

December 18, 2013 - Natchitoches, LA - The Northwestern State University Elementary Lab School premiered Stokes's original children's musical "A Christmas for Pirates" at the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium at 1PM.

December 1, 2013 - Austin, TX - The Vine Orchestra recorded two six-second looping compositions by Samuel Stokes entitled, "Crystal Caverns" and "Golgothan Fanfare." These pieces along with the other selected compositions will then be uploaded to the Vine.

November 28, 2013 - Aberdeen, Hong Kong - Sophia Yan, William Lane, and Izumi Nikaido performed Stokes's piano trio "Mein Merveilleux Salvador" as part of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble Salon Series.

October 26, 2013 - Natchitoches, LA - Stokes performed with the Lacour/Stokes jazz trio at a luncheon at the Holiday Inn meeting hall.

October 19, 2013 - Culver City, CA - song "Frau Blucher" was played on the Dr. Demento show.

September 12, 2013 - Natchitoches, LA - performed with the LaCour Trio at the NSU Elab Ice Cream Social.

August 17, 2013 - Culver City, CA - song "Ode to Spot" was played on the Dr. Demento show.

July 27, 2013 - Culver City, CA - Stokes's recording of the song "The Streets Of Cairo or The Poor Little Country Maid" was played on the Dr. Demento show.

July 6, 2013 - Culver City, CA - song "Math Book Tragedy" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

June 25, 2013 - Springfield, IL - interview on Ben's Wacky Radio. Click here to listen to the interview.

June 24, 2013 - interview on the Medieval Archives podcast #37 regarding Symphony No. 1, "Eustace the Monk." Click here to listen to the interview.

May 11, 2013 - Culver City, CA - song "Mama" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

May 2, 2013 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of live electronics piece, "Blue Pinnacles."

May 1-4, 2013 - Evanston, IL - 6 vocal and pit orchestra arrangements featured as part of the Special K music revue at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

April 29, 2013 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of fixed media piece, "Sigh No More Ladies."

April 15, 2013 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of "The Cliffs of Moher" for French Horn and Piano, and "Real Hot Night" for jazz combo.

March 27, 2013 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of Symphony No. 1, "Eustace the Monk," by the LSU Symphony.

March 16, 2013 - Culver City, CA - song "Patrick McNally's" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

March 4, 2013 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of "The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls" for voice and piano, "Musings" for solo piano," and "Opaque" for jazz combo.

February 21, 2013 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of live electronics piece, "Pallindrome."

December 15, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "Here We Come A-Wassailing (The American Edition)" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

November 30, 2012 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of fixed media piece, "I Have a Bad Feeling About This."

November 17, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "I Have a Bad Feeling About This" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

September 29, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "Ode to Spot" makes #10 on Dr. Demento's top 10.

September 15, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "Ode to Spot" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

June 3, 2012 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of SATB choral piece, "Psalm 16."

May 26, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "Hoopy Frood" makes #8 on Dr. Demento's top 10.

May 12, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "You Talk Entirely Far Too Much" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

April 30, 2012 - Baton Rouge, LA - premiere of fixed media piece, "Bathsheba's Song."

April 28, 2012 - Culver City, CA - song "Hoopy Frood" featured on the Dr. Demento Show.

March 2011 - Kansas City, MO - The article "The Future of Performing Arts Education" appeared in KC Stage magazine.

December 2010 - Baton Rouge, LA - Samuel Stokes is now a contributing writer for DIG magazine in Baton Rouge.

July 2010 - Kansas City, MO - The article "The Dream Role" by Sam Stokes appeared in the KC Stage magazine.

July 2010 - Parkville, MO - Samuel Stokes is serving as the musical supervisor for the Bell Road Barn Players production of You Can't Take it With You to be performed at the David Theatre on the Campus of Park College on July 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th & 18th.

May 2010 - Evanston, IL - The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University presents Special K with several musical numbers arranged by Sam Stokes.

April 14-18, 2010 - Sedalia, MO - The State Fair Community College Theatre Department presents Macbeth with original music by Sam Stokes.

April 9, 2010 - Baton Rouge, LA - Samuel Stokes has accepted a Supplement Award and an Enhancement Award to enter the PhD program for Music Theory at the Louisiana State University School of Music.

April 6, 2010 - Baton Rouge, LA - Samuel Stokes has accepted an assistantship offer to enter the PhD program for Music Theory at the Louisiana State University School of Music in August 2010.

March 20, 2010 - Kansas City, MO - Rainbow Center Auction - Riverport Landing, 5-7:30PM. Sam Stokes on piano. 6711 North East Birmingham, Kansas City, MO 64117. Click here for a map.

December 11, 2009 - Venice, FL - "The Isles Chorus" will be performing "Jolly Old St. Nicholas - Change Your Ways!" by Sam Stokes - 5PM.

December 5, 2009 - Blue Springs, MO - Sam Stokes plays piano with Blue River Jazz Band.

November 29, 2009 - Blue Springs, MO - Chicago St. Lights.

November 21, 2009 - Kansas City, MO - Wreaths & Wits dinner and trivia competition hosted by Bryan Busby, meteorologist for KMBC 9 News, at the Ararat Shrine Temple - 5100 Ararat Dr, Kansas City, MO 640129. Music provided by Warren/Stokes Sax/Piano Duo.

November 21, 2009 - Warrensburg, MO - two trombone quartet arrangements by Sam Stokes, Korobushka and Cossack Lullaby will be performed at the Honor Wind Symposium at the University of Central Missouri.

October 4, 2009 - Lee's Summit, MO - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at Longview Art and World Music Festival at appox. 3:00PM. Check out the website at www.longviewartmusicfest.com for more information.

September 30, 2009 - Check out musical advice from Sam Stokes on eHow.com at http://www.ehow.com/members/samstokes80.html

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September 15, 2009 - Olathe, KS - Sam Stokes to play jazz piano with the Abel Ramirez Big Band at Ari's Greek Restaurant 7:30-9:30PM. 2049 E Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS. Click here for a map.

September 12, 2009 - Grandview, MO - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at the Hard Bean Cafe from 7-9PM during the Grandview Jazz Blast. 801 Main St, Grandview, MO. Click here for a map.

September 2009 - Kansas City, MO - The article "Coffee Shop Performing" by Sam Stokes appeared in the KC Stage magazine.

August 21, 2009 - Shawnee, KS - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at Scooter's Java Express from 7-9PM. 10610 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee, KS.

August 20, 2009 - Prairie Village, KS - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at Prairie Village Shopping Center from 6-8PM. 71st and Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS.

August 15, 2009 - Shawnee, KS - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at the Country Club Cafe from 7-9PM. 21911 W 66th St, Shawnee, KS.

August 9, 2009 - Lee's Summit, MO - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at JP Coffee from 6-8PM. 3390 SW Fascination Dr, Lee's Summit, MO.

August 8, 2009 - Grandview, MO - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at the Hard Bean Cafe from 7-9PM. 801 Main St, Grandview, MO.

August 7, 2009 - Kansas City, MO - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at Urbana for First Fridays at the Crossroads from 7-9PM. 1910 Main St, KC,MO.

August 1, 2009 - Shawnee, KS - Sam Stokes and Jarrod Warren - sax/piano duo play at the Country Club Cafe from 7-9PM. 21911 W 66th St, Shawnee, KS.

August 2009 - Kansas City, MO - The article "What to Learn Before You Burn" by SamStokes appeared in the KC Stage magazine.

July 25, 2009 - Independence, MO - Sam Stokes (piano) and Shara Embree (violin/voice) will be performing at The Fountains - 2PM.

July 14, 2009 - Free music manuscript paper (staff paper) is available on the Musical Resources page.

July 12, 2009 - Lee's Summit, MO - Sam Stokes (piano) and Jarrod Warren (saxophone) playjazz at JP Coffee from 6-8PM.

July 9, 2009 - Independence, MO - The woodwind ensemble for Music/Arts Institute willperform two arrangements by Sam Stokes, entitled "Korobushka" and "Cossack Lullaby."Truman High School - 6:30PM.

June 23, 2009 - Kansas City, MO - The pieces "Bombshell" and "Lithology" composed by Sam Stokes are played by Bryan Savage and the Steve and Kathy Show Band at the live taping of the Steve and Kathy Show. The episode will be aired in July on Direct TV 376, Dish Network 267 and 9399 and on several local stations around the country.

June 10, 2009 - Lee's Summit, MO - Sam Stokes plays piano for the Blue River Jazz Bandat the Wilshire Hills - 7PM.

June 7, 2009 - Lee's Summit, MO - Sam Stokes (piano) and Jarrod Warren (saxophone) playjazz at JP Coffee from 6-8PM.

May 2009 - Kansas City, MO - The article "Preparing for a Musical Audition" by SamStokes appeared in the KC Stage magazine.

April 30, 2009 - Evanston, IL - Kellogg School of Management presents the musical revue"Special K" which includes 8 arrangements for vocals and pit orchestra by Sam Stokes.

April 17, 2009 - Kansas City, MO - Sam Stokes plays piano with the Penn Valley Jazz Bandat The Gem - 6PM.

March 2009 - Kansas City, MO - The article "Learning to Stand Up" by Sam Stokes appeared in the KC Stage magazine.

January 2009 - Kansas City, MO - The article "CounterClockwise Comedy Roasts Cinemas" bySam Stokes appeared in the KC Stage magazine.

September 23, 2008 - Free percussion exercises and scales/arpeggios are available onthe "Musical Resources" page.

August 8, 2008 - Tallahassee, FL - Sam's play, "Blue Moon" premiered at The Moon inTallahassee, performed by the Pyramid Players of Pyramid Studios.

December 8, 2007 - New parody Christmas video entitled "Oh Christmas Tree (This Song Has Many Versions) is available at Sam's YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/samstokes80

November 25, 2007 - Culver City, CA - Sam's parody song Jolly Old St. Nicholas - ChangeYour Ways! was featured on the Dr. Demento Show, a nationally-syndicated radio program, as the first Christmas song on his program this season! See the videos of all of Sam's Christmas parodiesat his YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/samstokes80

August 10, 2007 - Tallahassee, FL - "Dodge City Disco" a play by Sam Stokes was performed by the Pyramid Players at The Moon in Tallahassee, FL.

July 1, 2007 - Tallahassee, FL - An original arrangement of "The Battle Hymn of theRepublic" for Tenor Sax and Piano was performed at TRBC.

November 2006 - Warrensburg, MO - A Tale of Two Heroes is performed by the theatredepartment at the University of Central Missouri.

April 30, 2006 - Warrensburg, MO - The theatre department at the University of CentralMissouri announced that Sam Stokes' play A Tale of Two Heroes is the winner of the 2006 Theatre for Young Audiences Playwriting Competition. It was produced in November 2006 atUCM.



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