This is Susan Dodd’s first season as accompanist for the Master Chorale of South Florida. She is a member of the piano faculty at Broward College as well as the staff accompanist. In this position, she accompanies the Seahawk Singers and the Broward Choral Society. In 2004, she was named Broward College’s Adjunct Professor of the Year. She also serves as assistant organist at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale and maintains a private piano studio.
Ms. Dodd has performed for many schools and churches in the area. At Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, she accompanied multiple musical productions and toured and recorded with the Kings Choir. For many years, she accompanied Forrest J. Willingham’s The Songs of Broadway Company throughout the South Florida hotel and condominium circuit.
Ms. Dodd serves as scholarship chairman of the Morning Musicale of Fort Lauderdale and is a member of the Broward County Music Teachers Association, the Florida State Music Teachers Association, the Music Teachers National Association and the American Guild of Organists. She is also a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Ms. Dodd earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in piano performance with honors from Florida Atlantic University and her Master’s degree in accompanying from the University of Akron (Ohio).