Samantha Little is a Juno and Grammy nominated arts producer, educator and professional musician. Samantha has worked for and performed with a variety of local orchestras, choral, dance and theatre organizations. She has held a variety of prestigious posts including executive director of Orchestra Toronto, production manager for the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, manager of the ORIANA Women’s Choir and Common Thread Chorus. She is currently the executive director of the Juno nominated Aradia Baroque Ensemble.
Little has worked in more than 500 productions in film, stage, dance and live music as a freelance producer and stage manager. She has performed and worked with gospel, jazz and blues singer Jackie Richardson, soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, performer and author Eric Idle, Andrea Bocelli and Barbra Streisand.
Little has taught voice, trumpet, piano, musicality, theory and history and she has lectured on conducting, vocal production and stage presence. She holds a bachelor’s degree in classical trumpet from the University of Toronto and an associate of Trinity College in London, England, in voice. Fostering a love of music is a dear value.