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Susan Spataro

Susan Spataro

Assistant Professor of Music
School of Arts and Humanities

BA, Moravian College
MM, Temple University

Email:
 sspataro@ferrum.edu
Office phone: (540) 365-4351
Office: Grousbeck Hall Room 108
Teaching at Ferrum since: 2001

Susan Spataro graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Music from Moravian College, where she also received the Leonovich and T. Edgar Shields Awards for excellence in music. Upon receiving her M.M. in Piano Pedagogy/Performance at Temple University, she was added to the faculty teaching both piano and theory. She also owned and operated a music school in Colmar, PA for 15 years. An accomplished flutist as well, Susan played with the Allentown Symphony for 17 years, and also performed with the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, Basically Baroque, Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, and the Roanoke Symphony.

Courses taught:


  • Concert Choir
  • Collegiates
  • Handbells
  • Fundamentals of Music
  • Harmony & Musicianship I & II
  • Music History I & II
  • Music for Children
  • Musical Director for Theatre Arts Musicals


Projects and Research Interests:        



  • Arrange Music
  • Freelance Accompanist & Soloist
  • Lakeside Singers, Accompanist & Soloist
  • Franklin County Community Choir, Soloist
  • Competition Judge