Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
$35.00 once per semester
$64 for 60-minute
$32 for 30-minute; $48 for 45-minute;
Susan Dill, lyric soprano, is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music with a major in Choral Music Education. She studied voice with Alice Long Walker, Philip A. Duey, Robert Gartside, and Ella Lou Dimmock, and piano with Alice Kern and Kenneth Seitz.
In addition to her training in classical vocal and piano music, Ms. Dill is at home with Broadway and popular songs, and has served as music director for a number of musicals. Her credits include Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, Song on the Wind, The Music Man, Carousel, Celestial City, Something's Afoot, The Drunkard, The Apple Tree, Little Shop of Horrors, The Robber Bridegroom, Godspell, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Working, Baby, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz, andThe H.M.S. Pinafore.
Ms. Dill also has a love of folk music, especially that of America and the British Isles. She has performed as soloist and choral director at Middlesex Community College, most recently in The World of Music Concert series’ American Folk Tradition: Songs of the River, Rails, and High Seas. She has directed the Middlesex Community College Choir, the Concord Madrigal and the Hartford Street Singers, the First Baptist Church choir of Bedford and performed with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Boston and Lenox. She is currently Music Director at the historic, multi-cultural Eliot Presbyterian Church in Lowell, Massachusetts.
In addition to her musical background, she holds a Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and enjoys dabbling in gardening and is a fused and stained glass artist.
Ms. Dill has been a faculty member at Thayer since 2008.