University of Vermont

Department of Music and Dance

Faculty - Suzanne Polk

Suzanne Polk

Suzanne Polk, Affiliate Artist

  • B.Mus. (Performance - Cello), New England Conservatory

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Email: Suzanne Polk

Polk is the recipient of the Stamford Young Artists' Award. As an active freelance musician Ms. Polk has taught on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School Division, the Longy School of Music, and the International Chamber Music Festival and Institute at the St. Mark's School. Suzanne is a performing member of the Chamber Music Foundation of New England in Boston, Massachusetts and the 802 Quartet in Burlington, Vermont. She was appointed artistic director of the 2010 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition at Carnegie Weill Hall.

Groups accompanied: Suzanne has performed with the Arden String Quartet, the Virag Piano Trio, the Boston Duo, the multi media ensemble Melodic Vision. She has also appeared with the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Springfield Symphony, Vermont Symphony Orchestra,Burlington Chamber Orchestra, Opera North and the Manadnock Music Festival.

Faculty Directory

D. Thomas Toner, Department Chair
Paul Asbell, Jazz Guitar
Paul Besaw, Dance
Clare Byrne, Dance
Joe Capps, Jazz Guitar
Nadine Carpenter, Oboe
Tom Cleary, Jazz Piano
Selene Colburn, Dance
Sarah Cullins, Voice
Rick Davies, Trombone
Amber deLaurentis Cleary, Jazz Voice
Steve Ferraris, Djembe
David Feurzeig, Theory
Paula Higa, Dance
Gerald Lanoue, Bassoon
Anne Janson, Flute
Patricia Julien, Theory, Jazz
Steve Klimowski, Clarinet
Yutaka Kono, Orchestra
John Mantegna, Guitar
David Neiweem, Voice, Choirs, Organ
Paul Orgel, Piano
Sylvia Parker, Piano, Theory
Alan Parshley, Horn
Suzanne Polk, Cello
Evelyn Read, Violin/Viola
Patricia Riley, Music Ed.
John Rivers, Jazz Bass
Jeff Salisbury, Drums
Lynn Ellen Schimoler, Dance
Wayne Schneider, History
Heidi Soons, Harp
Clyde Stats, History
Alex Stewart, Jazz
William Tilley, Bass
D. Thomas Toner, Band, Percussion
Ray Vega, Trumpet, Jazz
Robert Wigness, Trombone
Michael Zsoldos, Saxophone