Susan has experience as a Teaching Artist throughout the New York City and Tri-State area. Her technique is based in the El Sistema and Suzuki philosophy while involving her own experience in multi-genre music to formulate a guideline that is unique to each student’s goals and talents. She has experience working with students of all ages and levels.
BA & MA from New York University.
Susan M.’s diverse interests have led to a career focused in new music and collaboration. 2019-20 season highlights include performances from Radio City Music Hall to Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre. While trained as a classical musician, Susan has performed with and enjoys collaborating with some of New York City’s most accomplished artists, crossing genres and artistic form. She has performed with major label artists including Alicia Keys, Lady Antebellum, gnash, and Tori Kelly on NBC’s Today Show, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. She is currently the principal cellist on Pretty Woman: The Musical (music and lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, orchestrations by Will Van Dyke and a book by Garry Marshall and J. F. Lawton).