Susan Porr

Clarinet Instructor

     Susan has been teaching young wind players for forty years both privately and through
schools and music stores. She holds a Master of Music Degree from The Catholic University of
America and a Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance/Education from George Mason
University. She is a former member of The United States Army Band "Pershing’s Own" in
Washington, DC, and was the Principal Clarinetist for the Newton, MA, Symphony Orchestra for
5 years. While living in Boston, she regularly performed with several local orchestras and opera
companies including: The Mercury Orchestra and Lowell House Opera. She has even taught
oversees, having taught music at the Ryuku Music Academy on the Island of Okinawa, Japan.
She is currently working as an Artist in Residence for the Palm Beach County public schools and performing with the Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches.