Miss. Samantha M. Kerns

Cello Teacher

Samantha Kerns

SAA Member


Stillwater, OK
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Samantha Kerns is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Cello Performance and Music Education where she studies with Meredith Blecha-Wells.  She recently won first place in the Ad Astra String Competition March 2018 and second place in 2017. She has been accepted into a number of festivals such as Brevard Summer Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, and Hot Springs Music Festival. She is currently principal cellist in the Oklahoma State University Symphony Orchestra and is a member of the Orange String Quartet.  

Samantha is a dedicated teacher and has received Suzuki teacher training at the Chicago Suzuki Institute. She is a teacher at the Oklahoma Cello Academy in OKC and is also on the staff of CelloFest at OSU. Her students have attended NCHO, the OSU Summer Music Camp, the Arkansas Summer Music Camp, and CelloFest at OSU.