Susan performs nationwide in festivals, concerts, workshops, schools, events and community centers. Her repertoire is vast and each performance is hand-crafted to reflect the themes and values of her audience.

Jazz and the Great American Songbook

Susan and her bandmates will have your community singing along to tunes straight out of the Great American Songbook as she also shares her listening guide for those new to our original American art form, jazz. Jazz trio, quartet and quintets are also available to complement your event.

Tatu Mianzi

Welcome to the string trio REED! We’ll reach right out and circle you round with our eclectic musical offering of strings in every size, shape and color. Come hear family music at its best! Join us for a workshop!

Teach Smart

A workshop for conservatories, music schools, new teachers and those newly curious about teaching. Susan believes in passing it on and shares her knowledge on the Art of Teaching. Find a Teach Smart workshop near you!

Family Orchestra Concerts

Spark your Family Orchestra Concert Series with songs, stories and orchestra music that will draw your audience into the rich world of classical music, connecting audience to ensemble and strengthening your musical community.

Family Shows

Susan’s audiences—children and adults alike—sing along to the bright and varied accompaniment of her violin, guitar, mountain dulcimer and banjo. At verse’s end, she pauses to tell a story or recite a poem. With subjects as diverse as safeguarding our planet, learning math facts and revering elders, Susan’s performances engage and enchant. Susan also offers folk dances, creating healthy fun for all ages.

Books & CDs

Susan has composed and recorded many award-winning CDs as well as books with Barefoot Books and Villegas Editores. She has been recognized and honored by Parents’ Choice, Mom’s Choice, Creative Child Magazine, Tillywig, and NAPPA. You can purchase Susan’s songs and stories here:


Over in the Meadow

If You're Happy and You Know It



Earth Songs

Skipping Round the Moon


Lion in the Sky