‘Pure Powerful Playing’ Cleveland Plain Dealer
Susan Grisanti was an internationally known multi-award winning guitarist, & has performed solo concerts & with orchestras throughout the U.S. & Europe for over three decades. She is included on the U.S. Embassy Touring Roster & is a 5-Time Texas Arts Commission Solo Touring Roster Winner. Susan is the feature artist in dozens of TV, radio & news articles, & has performed for many prominent individuals including Presidents George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush, Tipper Gore, Ann Richards, Lt. Gov. of Texas Bob Bullock, the Honorary Mayor of Hollywood Johnny Grant, Tanya Tucker & many others. Her recent performances include the Hollywood Business EXPO, the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany, the ‘Strasse Der Romanik’ Tour of Germany, & she was the only solo instrumentalist to perform for the Capitol Restoration Celebration in Austin, Texas. Her mentors have been Pepe Romero, Alice Artzt, Dr. Loris Chobanian & postgraduate study in Guitar Performance at Texas Tech University with Dr. James Bogle. Her numerous endorsements have established her as the ‘First Lady of Classical Guitar’ in the Southwest & she is a Southwest Demonstrator for Pimentel Guitars. Susan’s repertoire encompasses acoustic & electric guitar styles & songwriting, & her famous ‘Guitar Then & Now’ Workshops are frequently featured at the Buddy Holly Museum in Lubbock, Texas. Her music was recently syndicated on Nat’l Public Radio’s ‘Classical Guitar Alive’. Susan’s CD & Video ‘The Isaiah Project’ is frequently aired on Prime Time Broadcasting Network, & her solo guitar video ‘Classical Dances’ was featured on Public Television. In 1987 she became founder & director of the Park Tower Guitar Concert Series, featuring nationally & internationally known musicians in concert at Park Tower. Her ‘Great Classics’ CD series & original song CD’s are available at SusanGrisanti.com. Her interests also include presentations for dozens of charitable causes including the Nat’l Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Ms. Grisanti is a native of Cleveland, Ohio & currently resides in Lubbock, Texas.
Susan has taught over 5,000 students privately & in workshops for over 20 years. Many of her students are full time professional guitarists & have received major label contract offers!
Susan Grisanti AWARDS
‘Most Prominent Educators of Texas’
‘Notable Women of Texas’
‘Music Teacher of the Year’ Lubbock Avalanche Journal Reader’s Poll
‘Who’s Who In Hollywood’
‘Biltmore’s Who’s Who’
U.S. Embassy Solo Touring Roster
5-Time Texas Arts Commission Solo Touring Roster Winner
” Elegance, Class and Sparkle! ” Hollywood Business Magazine