In 2019, Samuel graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with an MA in Composition. His teachers included David Sawer, Param Vir and Morgan Hayes. In 2017, Samuel graduated from the University of West London with a BMus in Composition.

Some of the ensembles and performers that Samuel has worked with include the Hermes Experiment, the Ligeti Quartet, and bass violist Liam Byrne. Samuel has also collaborated with film-director Edward Hicks at RADA.

Samuel was previously a member of the Composer’s Academy at Heidelberger Frühling and the Composer’s Academy at the Cheltenham Festival, with new works having been performed at both.

Whilst a student, Samuel received generous support from the RVW Trust, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Leathersellers’ Company Charitable Trust.

Samuel Milea - Composer


A Little Help (for film), for strings and piano.
Directed by Edward Hicks.

Where She Has Lain for soprano, clarinet, harp and double-bass.
Performed by the Hermes Experiment.

Unvoiced for bass viol, performed by Liam Byrne.

Night Bazaar for large ensemble, performed by
musicians from the Royal Academy of Music.



7 Pieces for Brass Quintet - 7'

Where She Has Lain - 7'

soprano, clarinet, harp, double-bass

Jago - 8'

string quartet

Vitakka - 15'

cello and piano


Scherzo for Orchestra - 5'

Night Bazaar - 6'

large ensemble

Vanishing Points - 9'

symphonic wind ensemble

Seven Worlds - 7'

large ensemble


Unvoiced - 7'

bass viol


Le Ciel - 4'

soprano and piano

Auspicious Bliss - 5'

soprano and piano

New Stanzas for Amazing Grace - 4'

baritone with mixed ensemble


A Little Help (dir. Edward Hicks - RADA) - 17' (film length)

piano and string orchestra