Sam Walton is an experienced and versatile singer, keyboardist, arranger and composer. She moved to London in 2009 and was mentored by one of the UK’s most highly regarded vocal coaches, Joshua Alamu (Little Mix, Joss Stone, The Voice UK) and performed as a singer at numerous venues across the UK and Europe.
In 2010, Sam was invited by Combined Services Entertainment (CSE) to entertain military personnel in Cyprus, Oman, Dubai, Jordan, Belize, Germany and Afghanistan. Sam soon became a ‘forces sweetheart’ as military audiences fell in love with her captivating stage presence and vocal agility.
In 2014, Sam was presented with an Operational Service Medal by Her Majesty’s Armed Forces for her time spent entertaining the troops in Afghanistan. Sam has also performed as a guest entertainer in headline shows on Royal Caribbean, Oceania, Holland America and Fred Olsen cruise liners.
Sam has worked as a primary Academic Lecturer at AIM Sydney since 2016, leading elite vocal ensembles and specialising in mentoring voice graduates as they prepare for their transition into the global music industry. Sam currently performs shows around Australia with vocal group Lyhra (Sam Walton, Trish Delaney-Brown, Bri Cowlishaw), composing and arranging music that celebrates vocal harmony.