Susie has been working professionally with singers for 25 years. She studied Music at Bristol University, graduating in 1993 and then worked as a Musical Director and pianist in regional theatres and London’s West End for ten years. She also worked as a vocal tutor and MD at Mountview Conservatoire, Rose Bruford College, Arts Ed and East 15 drama schools.
Shows include: Little Shop of Horrors, Into the Woods, Oliver, Bugsy, Grease, West Side Story, Me & My Girl, 42nd Street, My Fair Lady, The Wiz, Sweeney Todd, Grand Hotel, Hairspray, Blood Brothers, Peter Pan, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Sister Act. As a theatre accompanist she has played for Maria Friedman, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Horrocks and Dame Edna!
Susie is now a peripatetic piano teacher at Herts & Essex school and professional accompanist for music exams, concerts, music festivals, theatre shows and other local choirs. She is co-director of the Herts & Soul community choir.