Clarinet Co-Assistant Principal
Susan has appeared at the acclaimed music festivals of Schleswig-Holstein, Heidelberg Castle, Grand Teton, Music Academy of the West, and Aspen. Twice invited to participate in the Tanglewood Music Center, Susan was awarded with special honors--the Gino B. Cioffi prize for outstanding clarinetist and the C.D. Jackson Award for distinguished musician.
Susan lives in Oak Park with her husband Chicago Symphony hornist David Griffin and their children Henry and Pearl. Together Susan and David homeschool their children, allowing the family to extensively travel the world. Recent voyages have taken them to New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Panama, Turkey, and Europe.