Susan Waller to Perform with CCCO
SUSAN WALLER, flute, performed with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra for twenty-five years (including more than 870 performances of the Nutcracker) and appears throughout northern California in solo and chamber music recitals. She has enjoyed performing in the pit of the Curran, Golden Gate, and Orpheum Theaters in San Francisco in productions of Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Damn Yankees, Carousel, Show Boat, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard, and Titanic. She has soloed with the Toledo, Napa, Modesto, and Diablo Symphonies, and previously with the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra. She was a member of the faculty of the University of California, Santa Cruz, 1981–2002. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music in addition to a Master of Music from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts from Case Western Reserve University. During 1994–96, she served as Secretary of the National Flute Association and was a featured performer at the NFA Conventions in Kansas City and Washington, D.C. She lives in San Ramon with her husband Roger and two cats, Attila and Bernie.