Susan is a Faculty member for Flute at New Music School.
Susan Crandall is an active performer and instructor. She has a career as a soloist and chamber musician, performing in festivals and music series throughout the United States, Europe and Israel. She is a member of Duo Dinamico, a professional flute and guitar duo, with Jesse Langen. This duo has appeared in concerts held in the United States and Germany as well as participating in Gaudeamus International Interpreters Competition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is also a founding member of Zephyr, a professional Woodwind Quintet.
Ms. Crandall currently teaches at the the Musical Offering, and the Chicago Academy for the Arts. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from Drake University and spent several years studying abroad in Germany where she completed her Master of Music in Flute at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. While in Germany she was principal flute with Collegium Musicum Orchestra in Frankfurt and the Oberurseler Chamber Orchestra. She currently freelances with various Chicago area orchestras including Northwest Indiana Symphony, Wheaton Symphony, Kenosha Symphony, Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra, and Lake Shore Symphony. Students of Ms. Crandall have become members of Chicago Youth Orchestra, won local competitions ( SAMS ), and continued their musical education at fine music schools throughout the country.
New Music School, Academy of the Performing Arts, Musical Offering