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Biographical Info of Susan Fancher

Dr. Susan Fancher is an internationally-recognized concert saxophonist known for her deep, poetic musical interpretations. Her career has featured hundreds of concerts internationally as a soloist and as the member of chamber music ensembles, including the Red Clay, Amherst, Vienna and Rollin’ Phones saxophone quartets. She has performed in many of the world’s leading venues including Sala São Paulo, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, Vienna’s Konzerthaus, Filharmonia Hall in Warsaw and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, just to name a few. Tours have taken her to Albania, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Thailand and throughout the US. She earned her Doctor of Music from Northwestern University, where she was a student of Dr. Frederick Hemke, and the Médaille d'Or from the conservatory in Bordeaux, France, where she studied with Monsieur Jean-Marie Londeix. Susan Fancher is a regularly featured columnist for the online journal Saxophone Today and an artist clinician for the Selmer and Vandoren companies. She teaches saxophone and coaches chamber music at Duke University.

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