Samantha Godus is in her senior year at the Crane School of Music. She will be graduating with a Bachelors of Music Degree in Cello Performance. Samantha has been playing the cello for 17 years and is pursuing a Masters Degree in Cello Performance. Samantha first joined The Orchestra of Northern New York in their 29th season for their Spanish Nights concert of 2016. Samantha has been the principal cellist of the Crane Symphony Orchestra since 2017 and was the principal cellist for the College Light Opera Company's 50th season. She adores playing orchestral and chamber works and is aspiring to be a professional orchestral player in her future.