Sam Bodkin is the founder and CEO of Groupmuse, an online social network that connects young classical musicians to local audiences through concert house parties. Sam finds passion in promoting classical music to millennials and has devoted his life to helping the genre find its footing in the modern world. Prior to starting Groupmuse, Sam worked as an Assistant Head Guide at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Sam graduated from Columbia University in 2008 with a B.A. in Political Science. In his free time, Sam continues to listen to music, study classical composers and read Thomas Pynchon novels.
April 11th, 2017 | 33 mins 41 secs
classical, groupmuse, house concerts, music, sam bodkin
Sam Bodkin launched GroupMuse, a platform that connects chamber music performers to audiences through intimate house parties. With over 300 events in the past year alone, Sam’s team is building a modern appreciation and a new accessibility for rarely-peformed works.