Meet Our Musicians
Susan Blumberg has been a member of the Charlotte Symphony violin section since 1987. She grew up in the DC area and is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a recipient of the full tuition Liberace Scholarship in 1981-1982. Her principal teacher was Charles Libove. Other teachers included Felix Galimir, Herbie Greenberg, Jacques Israelievitch, and Karen Lawrence. Her chamber music coaches have included Berl Senofsky, American String Quartet, Alexander and Mischa Schneider and Jaime Laredo. Susan has participated in music festivals such as the Schneider Seminar and Spoleto in Charleston, South Carolina and in Italy. She has played with the Baltimore, National and North Carolina Symphonies. Earlier in her career, she played in the OFUNAM Orchestra in Mexico City. She has been a member of Carolina Chamber Players since 1988 and teaches privately.
Since 1993, Susan has been designing a program to teach violin to special needs children and works with the students at the Metro School in Charlotte. Her favorite pastimes include reading, knitting and reading chamber music with friends. She loves spending time with her friends, playing with her dogs Skyler and Libby.