Welcome to the Official Website of American Concert Pianist and Conductor: Susan Merdinger
The Prize-Winning American Pianist and Conductor, Susan Merdinger, presents a wide range of recital and concert programs in venues both large and small.
With programs such as Four Centuries, Latin-American Flair, American Melting Pot, The Classical Style, and The Virtuoso Pianist, Susan brings charm, eloquence and hair-raising virtuosity to the stage.
Internationally acclaimed, Ms. Merdinger has appeared as a soloist in major concert halls in the USA, Europe, Mexico and Canada, and has soloed with numerous international professional orchestras and distinguished conductors.
She is Founder of Sheridan Solisti Chamber Orchestra, a new ensemble in the Chicago area which focuses on hidden gems of the traditional repertoire plus contemporary music and specializes in presenting soloists with orchestra. Having studied conducting at Yale University under Otto Werner Mueller, Seymour Lipkin and Robert Kapilow, Merdinger is trained to conduct a wide range of repertoire for orchestra and choruses- much of which she has performed on two and four pianos as well.
A gifted speaker, teacher, and humanitarian, Ms. Merdinger is also available for Lecture-Recitals, Outreach Concerts, Masterclasses and Fundraising Events, and can create and perform a program or concert guaranteed to please any audience.