Meet the Board: Susan Voelz
Susan Voelz is a Violinist/Composer/Improviser/Educator. Performs and records as a founding member of Poi dog Pondering. Long time violinist with Alejandro Escovedo. Her book, The Musicians Guide to the Road (Billboard Books/Random House), draws from her own touring experiences. Stage and TV include Austin City Limits, Carnegie Hall, Montreux Jazz Festival, Saturday Night Live. Other performances include John Mellencamp, Peter Buck (REM), Belle and Sebastian, Broken Social Scene. Other recording and arranging includes James McCartney, Mono from Japan, Federico Aubele. Released two solo records. Composed and recorded music for a Peabody Award winning Frontline. 2010 opened the Rock Violin Studio to share her love of strings in a rock band. Certified in Thai Traditional Massage -Chiang Mai, Thailand.
What was your first live music experience?
The quote I live my life by is…
"At some level we are all trying to find our way home to our true nature.”
If you could write one new law that everyone had to obey, what would that be?
Everyone to learn to meditate by the time they are 8 years old.
What is your favorite thing about the Chicago music scene?
What are your 2 favorite albums?