Susan Sobolewski (Piano) is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and began her piano studies at the age of eight. A scholarship recipient at the National Music Camp in Interlochen, Michigan, she went on to earn degrees in music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Ithaca College, and the Eastman School of Music. Ms. SobolewskI has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and India under the auspices of the United States Information Service. She has performed as soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, the Liederkranz Orchestra, the Bronx Chamber Orchestra, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, and the Warren Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Sobolewski has also appeared with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at the Caramoor Music Festival and at Carnegie Hall. As a soloist she has performed in New York at Carnegie (Weill) Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium, and Steinway Hall, as well as at locations throughout the United States, and on radio and television. An avid chamber musician, she was a member of the Fimoso Trio (Serio Divertimenti’s earlier name as a trio) and Duo Vivace, the latter with whom she released the CD entitled Out of the Blue. Ms. Sobolewski’s performance of the music of Hoiby and Barber on her CD, American Composers Piano Works with CR5 Artists, was called “first-rate” by the Society News which added that “the performance combines nostalgia with wit, insouciance, and sensuality.” Ms. Sobolewski is currently a professor of music at Nassau Community College in Long Island, and serves as the artistic director of the “Chamber Music Plus…” series in New York City.