|Susan Lamb Cook
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Web site: http://www.susanlambcook.com
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Susan Lamb Cook is an active performer and educator both nationally and internationally. She is sought after as soloist and chamber musician, and her performances have thrilled audiences throughout Europe, the Far East, and the United States. She is on the artistic staff for the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria, and the Saarburg Festival, Germany, and is Lecturer in cello and chamber music at the University of California, Davis,
Susan has served as artist in residence at the Vianden International Music Festival in Luxembourg, and her recent tour of China with pianist Gayle Blankenburg included performances and master classes at the prestigious Shanghai Conservatory and in the cities of Jinan, Liaosheng, Dezhou, Qilu, Hangzhou and Xiamen. As a member of the Gold Coast Trio, she has performed and given master classes at San Francisco State University, Scripps College and Harvey Mudd College, and the Gold Coast Trio has been featured on Austrian National Television.
Susan Lamb Cook is a member of the California Association of Professional Music Teachers, Music Teachers’ Association of California, and the American String Teachers Association, and is co-author of Guide to Teaching Strings by Norman Lamb. She is director of the Sacramento Youth Symphony’s Chamber Music Workshop, and her students perform regularly for competitions and public concerts.
Ms. Lamb Cook studied cello with Angelica May and chamber music with Georg Ebert at the Academy of Music in Vienna, Austria, and with Charles Wendt at the University of Iowa.
Her recordings include Works for Cello and Piano by Rachmaninoff, The Gold Coast Trio – Works by Beethoven, Beach, Bernstein and Piazolla, and La Commedia - chamber music by American composer Daniel Kingman for Innova Recordings.
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