Susan Makeever


172 Howard Hall

Susan Makeever is the principal flute of the Bozeman and Billings Symphonies, the Intermountain Opera, and the Montana Ballet Orchestra. She is a member of several chamber ensembles, including the Yellowstone Chamber Players, Kreutzer Trio, and Flutes and Friends. Sue was invited to tour Brazil with the Kreutzer Trio in 1998, as part of a United States Department Grant. She was also a soloist with the Muir String Quartet in 2005. Sue has taught at the Red Lodge Music Festival, Rushmore, Northwest, and Illinois Summer Music Camps. Susan earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois, a Master of Music Performance from Northwestern University, and completed all her course work and recitals toward a Doctor of Music from Florida State University. She has studied with Geoffrey Gilbert, Walfrid Kujala, Charles DeLaney, Kenton Terry, Jacob Berg, and Mary Louise Poor. She has attended master classes with James Galway, at the Royal Irish Conservatory in Dublin, Ireland, and Jean-Pierre Rampal, at the Academie d'Ete, in Nice, France. Before coming to Montana, Sue taught at the University of North Texas.