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Samantha Simmons




2023 MA, Universität Der Künst, Berlin, DE

                 Experimental Sound Practices, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2010 Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA


2023 California Institute of the Arts Provost Fellowship with Laurel Halo

2023 California Institute of the Arts Happenings 50th Anniversary Grant

2022/2023 MusikFonds Grant 

2021/2022 DAAD Performing Arts Award


2023 Collegium Hungaricum Berlin Sounds Masters Exhibition, Berlin, DE / Installation

2023 Happenings California Institute of the Arts 50th Anniversary, Los Angeles  / Installation

2022 Memory Transmitters Installation, CTM Transmediale Festival, Berlin, DE, Silent Green, 



2023 Reef Gallery, Los Angeles / Concert

2023 Whammy Analog Media, Los Angeles / Concert

2023 8MM, Berlin, DE / Concert

2022 Cowboy Big Space Music, Universität der Künste, Berlin DE / Concert

2022 Cowboy Big Space Music, The PIT, Brooklyn, NY/ Concert

2022 Live Electronics, 8MM, Berlin DE / Concert

2022 Cowboy Big Space Music, Arkaoda, Istanbul, Turkey / Concert

2022 Live Electronics, Tavern, Istanbul, Turkey / Performance

2021 Rock This Town Festival, Pau, FR / Sound Collage

2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL / Sound Collage

2019 Slow Motion Conversations, Solo, Zaratan Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, PT / Sound Collage

2018 Marina Di Neukölln Festival Berlin, DE / Sound Collage

        AT.Tension Festival Lärz, DE / Sound Collage



2023 I HAVE NO TEETH with Brody Scott VU Symposium, Park City Utah / Performance

2023 I HAVE NO TEETH with Brody Scott, ROD, Valencia, CA, USA / Performance

2023 The Kitchen, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Berlin, DE / Radio Performance

Collaboration with Matthew Herbert and artist all over Europe.  Live radio performance and improvisation with kitchen sounds. The concert "The Kitchen" is part of the European Broadcasting Union's "Art's Birthday"

2022 Innerre Stimme with Olaf Nicolai, Berlin, DE / Vocalist and Performer

2022 Recycled Listening, Klanglandschaften Festival, Brandenburg, DE Music performance with voice based on pre-recorded sounds from nature / Performance

2022 Gack, Trio with Ani Samperi and Kayla Elrod, Kiosk, Berlin DE / Concert

2021 Tolistenistobetouchedindistance,,Trio Collaboration and 10-day performance online with Mariana Carvalho and Mauro Zannoli



2019     Songs recorded in Cathedrals

Compilation of tracks made by various artists.  All tracks are recorded in a cathedral or church to achieve an echo quality

2018      Glass Sounds

Compilation of tracks made by various artists using glass as an instrument, or inspiration.

2017      Songs Recorded in Strange Places

Compilation of tracks made by various artists in unique places to create sounds.  Examples include King Tuts Tomb, a Cistern, washing machine, a tank, etc

2016       Sunken Noises: Add more Reverb: Songs that sound underwater

Compilation of tracks made by various artists to achieve a submerged, reverb quality



2020, 2023 NTS, London, UK

Open Hand Real Flames Insect Collaboration, Composed a radio program based around insect rhythms and melodies.

2013-2019 WFMU, Jersey City, NJ

Resident Host for a weekly 3-hour radio program

  • Hosted, produced and curated a 3-hour weekly program of collaged music and compositions on the freeform station WFMU

  • Interviewed, scheduled, and hosted current bands to have live performances on the show

2021  Dublab Radio Los Angeles, CA    

2020  Lyl Radio Lyon, FR

           HöR Radio, Berlin, DE

2019   Cashmere Radio 

Red Light Radio Amsterdam, NL

  Kiosk Radio Brussels, BE

  Noods Radio, Bristol UK


2023 VU Symposium, Park City Utah

Recycled Listening Room, Presentation about the audio recording process effect on the listening experience


2023 New York University | Contemporary Music Applications, Guest | New York, NY

  • Demonstrated different forms of sampling techniques, cue points, and practices

  • Led a lecture about the history of sampling and remix culture from Marcel Duchamp to early hip-hop, and contemporary music applications

2021 Listening for Youth Workshop, Asphalt Green, New York, NY


2021 Impossible Project Documentary- Instant Film | Music Supervisor | Egoli Tossel

·2020 Don Letts Documentary-Rebel Dread | Music Supervisor | Molasses Manifesto



2020 Marz Mix, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Love in the Afternoon, London, UK



2012 Artist in Residence| Can Serrat Residency | Barcelona, Spain

         Artist in Residence| Cercca Residency | Llorenç del Penedés, Spain



2010  The Art Blog Samantha Simmons Black and Whites, THEARTBLOG.ORG

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