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Sue Buzzard is a violinist with an eclectic background in classical, jazz, folk, and improvisation. Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, she earned a B.M. in Performance and Professional Music from the Berklee College of Music, and an Ed.M. in Arts in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Combining the best of contemporary and classical worlds, her passion lies in empowering violinists to tap into their skill and creativity. 


Sue's professional work focuses on education, live performance, projects, and workshops. She has played alongside Howard Shore, Wyclef Jean, Mark O'Connor, Darol Anger, and more GRAMMY award-winning artists. As a studio player, she has recorded on dozens of albums and soundtracks, including the Netflix original series Abla Fahita: Drama Queen, for which she supervised the recording session. 


As an educator, Sue designed and currently instructs the Violin Fundamentals course for Interlochen Online, bringing world-class performing arts education to people of all ages across the globe. As Interlochen Online Faculty, she teaches private lessons online as well as in-person in Salt Lake City. As an arranger, she creates string quartet versions of beloved film, TV, and anime series soundtracks. As a D'Addario educational clinician, she teaches free educational workshops in schools across the country.


Sue is a recent transplant to Salt Lake City, and in her free time enjoys exploring the restaurants, coffeeshops, thrift stores and walking trails of new home with her spouse and their 2-year-old son, Lucien.

Sue with Violin
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