Principal 2nd Violin
Susie grew up in Shropshire and started learning the violin aged 6. From the age of 14 she studied with Diana Cummings in London. Continuing her studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, she was taught by Christopher Rowland and Gustav Clarkson, and then studied with, and participated in master-classes with Emanuel Hurwitz.
As a freelance violinist Susie has a varied career, including working with The Hallé Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Opera North, English String Orchestra, Northern Chamber Orchestra, and Manchester Concert Orchestra, as well as regular session work for pop, film and TV.