Susan Briedis – Director Mosman Symphony Chorus
Susan graduated with B. Mus. Hon. from Sydney University majoring in Composition. She studied voice with Florence Taylor and Dorothy Mewes and was a founding member of the professional vocal ensemble The Leonine Consort where she functioned as a singer, arranger and accompanist.
In 1982 Susan joined the staff of SCEGGS Darlinghurst where she produced and conducted a series of shows and provided incidental music to plays. In 1988 she took up the position of Director of Music at Ravenswood School, where she was able to continue her involvement in music theatre, creating the incidental music to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Much Ado About Nothing and presiding over numerous performances, the most memorable of which include the Mozart Requiem, Britten’s Saint Nicholas and Humperdink’s opera Hansel and Gretel.
Susan has conducted several choirs, most notably the Taverner Consort of Voices, with whom she has been intermittently involved since 1985. She also has a thriving private teaching practice.