Susan McDaniel has appeared widely as soloist and chamber musician, including recitals in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. She received a BA in music from Linfield College, where she studied with Jill Timmons, and a MM in vocal accompanying from Manhattan School of Music, where she was a student of Warren Jones. Susan has been a member of the music staff at Seattle Opera, Portland Opera, and Utah Festival Opera as well as music director and pianist for the San Diego Opera Ensemble, Off-Center Opera (Seattle), and Puget Sound Concert Opera. She teaches and accompanies at Linfield College, the University of Portland, and the Atlantic Music Festival in Waterville, Maine. In addition to her work with singers, Susan is the resident pianist for Thursdays at Three, All Classical Portland’s live performance radio show, and a member of the newly-formed Northwest Piano Trio (Northwest Piano Trio).