Susan Seligman has been the Principal Cellist with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic since 1984. She is a member of the HVP String Quartet, now in its 20th year; Innisfree Piano Trio; the Pone Ensemble, a new and American chamber music group; and Hudson Valley Baroque. Ms. Seligman was favorably reviewed in the New York Times for her performance in works of Robert Starer. During the academic year, Ms. Seligman is a lecturer in the Music Department at SUNY-New Paltz. In the summer, she is on the faculty of the Chamber Music Institute at Ithaca College. Her discography includes CDs on the Albany, Soundspells and Parnassus Record labels. Most recently, she recorded, with Innisfree, music for strings and piano by Henry Martin, including Sonata No. 1 for Solo Cello, written for her by the composer; and CD including music of Robert Starer and James Fitzwilliam.