Suzanne Kompass
  • Artist Lecturer in voice
  • Vocal DictionSuzanne Kompass
  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Vocal Literature

kompasss@moravian.edu

Suzanne Kompass is the 2013 Moravian College Music Department recipient of the T. Edgar Shields Prize for "excellence in studio teaching.” Suzanne is an extraordinarily versatile performer, a master voice teacher and has appeared on the great stages of the world; from the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in NYC to the Sydney Opera House in Australia.

Suzanne has worked with luminary conductors: Zubin Mehta, Carlo Maria Giulini, Robert Shaw, Erich Kunzel, Joseph Flummerfelt, Martin Katz, Christian Badea, Riccardo Muti, Daniel Barenboim and Elmer Iseler. She has collaborated with leading composers including Gian Carlo Menotti, Peter Schickele, Jack Behrens, Sean O’Boyle and has performed in new music concerts with the music of John Cage, Albert Fischer and Olivier Messiaen.

Her engagements include concerts with the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Australian Pops Orchestra. Suzanne's festival appearances include the Spoleto Festivals of Charleston (South Carolina) & Spoleto (Italy), the Australian Shakespeare Festival, Mukisfest with the Bethlehem Bach Choir and the Huntsville Festival in Canada.

She has a platinum selling album “A Christmas Homecoming” and a gold DVD “Scotland the Brave," produced the Gregory Moore smash hit album “I Dreamed of You” and was guest artist for Education Queensland's 'Creative Generations” featuring 1500 student performers for an Australian Television Special Event.

Her music takes her in many directions from directing award winning youth choirs, on-screen soprano soloist in the film “A long kiss goodnight," music coach for the feature film “A Heartbeat Away” and more recently touring as Soprano Soloist with international jazz superstar James Morrison in “Latin Fiesta.”

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