May 23, 2023

Welcome to our new Director Of Music

San Francisco native, Sam Fujii is a New York musician and educator whose fascination for how the voice works has led to a versatile career of performing, teaching, and music directing. Before coming to St. Joseph’s, he previously served as Director of Music Ministry at Church of the Immaculate Conception in Westhampton Beach, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Jersey City, NJ and the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY. He regularly performs sacred and operatic music in venues throughout the tri-state area.

With over fifteen years of teaching experience, Sam has developed creative lessons for both individual and group instruction to guide students in learning about vocal efficiency, anatomy, and voice care. He maintains a voice teaching studio in Manhattan where he also offers sessions that include piano, organ, Reiki, and meditation. 

Sam holds a Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor’s degree in Choral Music Education and Vocal Performance from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN.