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Herb Alpert Music Center


Sam Plotkin

Sam Plotkin

Instructional Assistant

Contact Info

Office: All offices are currently closed.

Office Hours:

Tutoring Hours for Online Learning - Fall 2020

Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 1-2pm

Email for recurring Zoom meeting links.

Biographical Statement:

Mr. Plotkin is a composer, songwriter, and producer, originally from Poughkeepsie, NY. He began his musical career playing saxophone in grade school and college, in concert, jazz, and marching bands. Mr. Plotkin has a BA in Music from Vassar College, where his studies focused on contemporary composition. He moved to LA following an internship at Remote Control Productions, and has since contributed music to many independent films and TV shows. In addition to his film work, Mr. Plotkin has written concert music for wind ensemble, string quartet, choir, ensemble percussion, and electro-acoustics, as well as an album of folk songs. Today, his work can be heard in films and TV shows around the world, most recently on the PBS series NOVA.

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911