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Name: Susan McDonald
Skills: Composer, Soloist (classical guitarist)
Phone: +1 (713) 306 6512
Address: 2119 Sul Ross, Houston TX 77098, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Classical guitarist and composer Susan McDonald was born in Texas in 1965. A protege of Pepe Romero, she has released five CDs and given concerts all over the world. She has been described as "...the first woman to follow in the footsteps of Segovia." (Weinheimer Nachrichten)

As a soloist, Susan has performed for Presidents Bush (father and son), debuted at Carnegie Hall, and recently premiered Todd Frazier's guitar concerto, "Brazos de Dios," which was commissioned for her by Houston's Society for Performing Arts and premiered at Wortham Center.

As a composer, Susan McDonald has recently comleted "The Phases of Eve," a thirteen-movement work for solo guitar. She is currently working on "Children of the Sun," an oratorio based on the adventures of explorer Cabeza de Vaca. She is the daughter of composer and harpsichordist Myron McDonald (1936-2002).



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