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Susan Boddie

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music


Ed.DEducational Philosophy and Vocal PedagogyUniversity of Calgary
M.MVocal PerformanceManhattan School of Music
B.M.Vocal Performance The New England Conservatory of Music

Professional Experience

  • Teaching appointments at the Music Faculties of Acadia University, Dalhousie University, and St. Francis Xavier University and the Education Faculty of Mount Saint Vincent University.
  • Concerts at Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall, Sala Unicaja de Conciertos Málaga, Riverside Church Manhattan, Edward Pickman Concert Hall, Rebecca Cohn Theatre, Suncor Energy Hall.


Teaching Interests

  • Specialist in CCM Vocal Pedagogy 
  •  Coaching Singer/Songwriters
  • Spanish Vocal Music
  • Vocal Jazz Ensemble Music
  • Contemporary Classical Music
  • Vocal Chamber Music


Research/Creative Works

  • Research encompasses educational philosophy, effective instruction, performance practice, and vocal pedagogy.  Presents research at international conferences and published in peer reviewed journals of music and education
  • Associate Editor for the International Journal of Early Childhood Learning, the International Journal of Arts Theory and History
  • Book reviewer for the Alberta Journal of Educational Research, Journal of Philosophy of Education of Great Britain, and the College Music Society Symposium
  • Saint Rose Camerata member and international performer