Sam Kyzer has taught piano, guitar, orchestral strings, voice, and a wide variety of wind instruments through Ludmila European Performing Arts Academy in Cornelius for the past 12 years.  He is a retired music teacher with almost four decades of service in public schools. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree at Louisiana State University. In addition to conducting school orchestras, choirs, and bands, he has directed church choirs, praise bands, and served as an associational mass choir coordinator. Sam is a professional trombonist, a trumpet soloist, and assistant director with the Salisbury Swing Band. He . He is the pianist and music director for Classic Broadway and More, a member of the Piedmont Classical Guitar Society, and played viola in the Lake Norman Orchestra prior to becoming the Interim Conductor. Mr. Kyzer enjoys his three adult children and six grandchildren and lives in Mooresville with his wife Jenny.