Merit School of Music

Sam Doran

Marketing Manager


Murray State University, Graduate Certificate in Gender and Diversity Studies
Murray State University, BA in English, minor in Vocal Music


Sam Doran is the Marketing Manager for Merit School of Music. With a background in social media management, content writing, and design, he supports the marketing, communication, and development initiatives at Merit. Sam is passionate about arts education, spending over a decade directing youth community theatre, hosting musical theatre workshops, and developing a summer theatre camp in his home state of Kentucky.

Sam has lived in the Chicago suburbs for the past two years. In his free time, he enjoys reading, writing essays and short fiction, singing musical theatre repertoire, absorbing the Chicago arts scene, and spending time with his cat, Regis.

Favorite Song:

“Finishing the Hat” from Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim and “Battle Cries” by The Amazing Devil

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