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Samuel Sanders received an honorary award at the 1966 Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, and has performed many times at The White House under five presidents. His tributes are many and include an Honorary Doctorate from Lehman College and another from the Saint Louis Conservatory as a tribute to his accomplishments in the field of music education. In 1996 Mr Sanders was honored by the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital of New York City. His musical career and inspiring life-story were profiled in a feature article in The New York Times Arts and Leisure Section in November 1995.
Samuel Sanders was the Founder and Artistic Director of the Cape & Islands Chamber Music Festival in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where he remains active as performer and Artistic Consultant. He has performed with numerous chamber ensembles and string quartets such as the Lark, Colorado, Fine Arts, Borromeo and Juilliard. He has appeared with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and at major American festivals, including Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart, Tanglewood, Marlboro, Ravinia, Saratoga, Spoleto (USA and Italy), and Wolf Trap. Other performances in festivals around the world have taken him to Madeira , Merida (Venezuela), Stratford (Canada), Salzburg, and Chichester.
Mr Sanders is on advisory boards of organizations such as Young Concert Artists and the Berkshire Opera Festival. For the past years he has been a faculty member of The Juilliard School in New York where he helped organize a degree program for collaborative pianists, a task achieved at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland in the 1980s. He conducts masterclasses annually in leading cities from Tokyo to Tel Aviv.