I had a great time chatting with Susan Wulff for the podcast! Susan is Associate Principal Bass of the San Diego Symphony and is a longtime friend of mine. She is an active Contemporary and Hip Hop dancer and loves to build things as well.
About Susan Wulff:
Susan Wulff is the Associate Principal Bass with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double Bachelor of Music degree in bass and vocal performance at CSU, Sacramento, completing her Master of Music and Advanced Studies degrees at the University of Southern California under the tutelage of Dennis Trembly, followed by private studies with David Moore.
In addition to the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Opera Orchestra, Susan has been a member of the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and New West Symphony, and she has worked extensively with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra. Susan’s musicianship and versatility have garnered her work in diverse genres: she has performed on many Hollywood soundtracks and appeared with Willie Nelson, Julian Lennon and Andrea Bocelli on The Tonight Show, as well as recording with Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves. Susan’s “jazzy” side can also be heard on several of Hallmark’s loveable “Hoops & Yoyo” e-cards.
Susan has participated in several prominent music festivals including Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, La Jolla SummerFest, Mainly Mozart, Peter Britt, Pacific Music Festival and the National Repertory Orchestra where she was a featured soloist in 1999. Her other passions include Contemporary and Hip Hop Dance, gourmet food, single malt scotch and building things.
Links to Check Out:
- Susan’s San Diego Symphony profile
- Finding the Horizon – written for Susan Wulff by Howard Yermish
- New Yorker article about Susan’s Metropolitan Opera Orchestra audition
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