Piano, Voice, Rudiments, Conducting, Vocal Ensemble, Pedagogy
100 Sherwood Dr.
Wolfville NS B4P 2K7
Originally from Montreal, for the past 23 years, Susan Dworkin has called Wolfville, Nova Scotia, her home. A music educator in her 28th year of teaching, Susan is also a classically trained soprano, voice and piano instructor and director. She founded and directed Short-Order-Opera Society (1997-2003) an opera workshop program dedicated to the advancements of vocal arts. She also founded and directs theWolfville Community Chorus, now in it’s 17th year.
Susan was vocal instructor at Acadia University and for the Annapolis Valley Regional school Board (Adult Continuing Education). She is a member of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teacher’s Association and National Association of Teachers of Singing. In addition to teaching, Susan has formidable experience as a concert artist and has performed in many solo recitals, operas, ensembles and concerts. She was choses as semi-finalist for Concours Jeunesse Musicale, held in Montreal in 2000, and the New York Young Artist’s Competition in 2002, where she had the privilege of singing at Carnegie Hall in New York.
This past summer, Susan had the pleasure to participate in the Toronto Creative Music Lab workshop, a one-week intensive study and live performance of new contemporary music written by composers from around the world.
Susan is member and soprano soloist of Ensemble Atlantica, a contemporary/classical music ensemble based in London Ontario. Ensemble Atlantica recently completed a concert tour of original Canadian compositions, a collection of world premiere performances throughout Ontario. The group will be producing their first recording in January 2018 and will tour again in Ontario and Quebec, next year.