Susan is a Professor of Psychology. In addition to college and graduate level psychology courses, she has taught piano at the university level. Over the course of her musical lifetime, which started on the piano at age 3, Susan has played and studied piano, organ, classical guitar and marimba as well as the harp with instructors from Julliard and from the Curtis School of Music. Her musical education included performance seminars, undergraduate courses in music theory, counterpoint, conducting and orchestra. She has participated in a variety of competitions (even won a few), performances and showcases. Besides writing the Chesapeake Suite for harp, she has arranged several of the Bach Two Part and Three Part Inventions, miscellaneous Bach compositions, the Partita #3 and the French Suite #5 for lever harp. These are printed by her Singing Cat and Mule Publishing Company.