Sam Nester

Artist-in-Residence Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BMus Queensland Conservatorium of Music; BMus (Hons) Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts; MM Manhattan School of Music; DMA Manhattan School of Music

Research Areas: Music composition, data sonification, performance, SciArt

Sam Nester is a trumpet player, composer, and sound artist. His work often focuses on the relationship between humans and the natural world. He is currently working with scientists from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and policy officers from the Directorate General for Environment on two sound art works at the nexus of art, science, and policy.