Susan Fortin, Assistant Music Director

Accompanist, Susan Fortin

Susan Fortin is an active musician as accompanist, teacher, director and performer.

Susan currently teaches piano and K-8 general music in Attleboro. She holds a Bachelors degree in Choral/General Music Education from Iowa State University and a Masters degree in Piano Performance/ Accompanying and Chamber Music from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Her piano performances include appearances with the Minnetonka, MN Symphony Orchestra, touring internationally as accompanist and assistant director with the Minnetonka Children's Chamber Choir (placing third internationally in Vienna competition), accompanist for the Williams Chorale in Attleboro, recitals, and events and shows in Minneapolis, Providence and Boston. She is also accompanist for private studios and schools in the area including the Foxboro and Norwood Public Schools.

Susan is also involved in church music ministry. She is currently Music Director at St. Aidan's Parish in Cumberland and co-director of LifeTeen Music for Immaculate Conception Parish in Stoughton, MA with her husband, Phil. She and her husband have produced three CD's of inspirational music, including some original music.

Her associations with professional organizations include Sigma Alpha Iota, a woman's music fraternity; Massachusetts Music Teachers Association; National Association for Music Education; and Chorister's Guild.

She and Phil have four children, and three grandchildren. When not making music she enjoys gardening, crafts, sewing and calligraphy.

She is looking forward to getting to know the Charles River Chorale and making music with them this year.