Suzanne Kellow is a private voice teacher and vocal coach. For over two decades, she maintained an active studio in voice and piano in Ridgewood, NJ. Her vocal students have successfully auditioned and enrolled in music programs at Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern University, as well as the prestigious Governor’s School of the Arts program in New Jersey.
Suzanne has recently relocated to West Palm Beach, Florida, where she continues to pursue a career in music education and vocal coaching.
She has a Master of Arts in Music Education from Columbia University Teachers College, and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana.
She was previously the conductor of the Ridge School Early Morning Chorus, “Rhythm of Dawn”. Her performances include choral singing with the Philadelphia Orchestra with Elaine Brown’s “Singing City Choir” as well as a member of The Metropolitan Singers, a New York choral group under the direction of Maestro Dino Anagost.
She was a singer/actress with the former Light Opera of Manhattan theatre company and performed the role of “Pitti-Sing” in “The Mikado”, as well as ensemble performances in most of the Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire. As a former member of Ridgewood’s Gilbert and Sullivan Society, she performed the role of “Angelina” in “Trial by Jury”.
Suzanne has created showcases and workshops for Ridgewood elementary schools’ assembly programs and Arts Day presentations. In addition, she founded “Broadway Bits”, a theatre group for young children. A former music director of College Club’s “Capers”, she long enjoyed her roles of vocal coach and rehearsal pianist for “Jamboree”, a Ridgewood High School college fundraiser spectacular.
She is looking forward to continuing a life of music in sunny Florida.