Susan played in the Stratford Shakespearean Festival Orchestra and Orchestra London after graduating from the University of Western Ontario. In 1985 she moved to Germany, formed a brass trio, started three Posaunenchore and taught at the Niederrheinische Musikschule and the Moerser Musikschule. Since returning in 1988 she has been teaching music in the Waterloo Region. She performs with the Stratford Symphony Orchestra, Windjammers, Wellington Winds and conducts Ebytown Brass. Susan enjoys writing arrangements for brass ensembles.