Passionate about the arts and education, Suzzie’s high-energy vocal workshops have gained her an international reputation as a choral leader, working with children and adults on vocal projects across Asia, the USA, the UAE and Africa. She is highly experienced and skilled in directing, devising and delivering big sings, whole school singing days and teacher-training, which she does for national organisations including the BBC, Sing Up, St David’s and Lichfield Music Festivals, Teach First and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Recent international highlights include whole school singing in International Schools in Uganda, Singapore and Thailand and an invitation to Dubai for the Middle East Choir of the Year Competition.
Suzzie is Head of Vocal Studies at Bromsgrove School and conductor for: the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain, Orchestra of the Swan Chamber Choir and Ex Cathedra Girls Academy. She is Schools Programme Leader for Music of Life Foundation working with children with disabilities and a vocal tutor for Ex Cathedra Education, delivering their award winning education projects Singing Medicine and Singing Playgrounds, recently contributing her own compositions to their new set of music education resources, “SingMaker”.
Suzzie is an established soprano. In addition to her work as a soloist she has performed and recorded with some of the UK’s finest choirs including Tenebrae, Polyphony, Ex Cathedra and The Eric Whitacre Singers. She has been featured numerous times live on BBC Radio 3 & 4 and on Classic FM, recordings and live performances. Suzzie directs and performs with her own professional, female, a cappella ensemble Papagena who were recently BBC Radio 4 “Pick of the Week” for their live performance on BBC Radio 3 “International Women’s Day Concert” in 2018.