Susan Shaw, Bassoon

SUSAN SHAW, bassoon

has performed as Principal Bassoonist with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, and the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, as well as in the Broadway pit orchestras for "Carousel," "The King and I," and "Miss Saigon." Ms. Shaw also enjoyed a 10 year affiliation performing with the orchestra of the Lake George Opera. She has taught bassoon and chamber music at Bethlehem's Lehigh University, the New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program, and Usdan Center for the Performing Arts in Long Island. Currently, Ms. Shaw directs a band program in the public school system of White Plains, NY and teaches at the Music Conservatory of Westchester, NY. She is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, and has studied with Stephen Maxym of the Metropolitan Opera, and Jane Taylor of the Dorian Quintet.