Suzanne Mueller, cello
Cellist Suzanne Mueller is a native and current resident of Long Island, NY. She is a graduate of both the Pre-College and College of The Juilliard School. Her teachers have included Marion Feldman, Alexander Kouguell, Lorne Munroe, Leslie Parnas, Channing Robbins, and Harvey Shapiro, and she has coached with artists including Joseph Fuchs, Margot Garrett, William Lincer.
She made her New York recital debut under the auspices of Artists International, as a member of the piano/cello Elysian Duo, and went on to perform as half of its successor, Elysian II, for ten years, before forming CROSS ISLAND with Ms. Zayas. She also performed for a decade as half of McCarron & Mueller, with guitarist/composer/arranger Mark McCarron, and continues to appear with Mr. McCarron and flutist Pamela Sklar as Cambiata. Since 2013, she has been Beech Tree Concerts Artist-in-Residence at Old Westbury Gardens, where she presents a series of outdoor summer concerts with various partners She has also been a frequent performer on the Composer’s Voice concert series, presenting new music by living composers. She performs and records with the Retro Folk duo Hungrytown, and has also appeared and recorded with singer/songwriter Terry Winchell, and in the jazz-inflected pop ensemble of Dave Rave & Mark McCarron. She appeared at the 1988 Berlin Independence Days Festival with Richard Barone on his Cool Blue Halo tour.
In 2011, she released a solo album, Solitaire. In addition to this and the CDs of CROSS ISLAND, she can be heard on the CDs: Hungrytown—Further West (2015); Robin Eve—Remembrance (2010); Hungrytown (self-titled album), Terry Winchell—Vice Versa , and Dave Rave’s and Mark McCarron—In the Blue of My Dreams (2007); Alli Collis—Signal on the Starboard and Lauren Agnelli—Love Always Follows Me (2004); and, Rebecca Hall—Sunday Afternoon (2002).
Suzanne is a member of the New Directions Cello Association and the International Alliance for Women in Music.
For more about Suzanne, see her website: http://suzannemuellercellist.com.