Photo credit: David Koplos

Photo credit: David Koplos

Susan Miranda, oboist, entrepreneur and founder of Chione Quintet and mothrmöv, has a vast performance resumé which includes various countries across Europe as well as Sioux City Symphony, Huron Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra, and Bloomington Symphony Orchestra.  Susan’s strengths are many, including business owner, writer, founder of numerous ensemble and businesses as well as partner in the creation of Twin Cities Symphony, a new orchestra for emerging professionals.

As an entrepreneur and new music pioneer, Susan has worked to create new, interesting and relevant chamber music opportunities for herself and her colleagues.  Chione Quintet performed live on Classical Minnesota Public Radio within it’s first seven months as an ensemble and most recently represents Classical MPR through their school residency program Class Notes.  Revolutionary trio, mothrmöv, explores and embraces the relationship between music and movement. morthrmöv will premiere Ben Osterhouse’s Fancy Mouse at a Schubert Club Courtroom Concert in March.  

Susan is a sought out oboe teacher in the Twin Cities as her Chromatic Fusion Oboe Studio boasts students who have attended honor bands throughout Minnesota and Iowa including the prestigious University of Minnesota Honor Band.  Additionally, her students have had the honor of being accepted into the MN All-State Honor Bands and Orchestra. As a clinician and coach, Susan has been on faculty at Athena Music and Leadership Camp, ISD 622’s Beginning Band Camp and has coached the MN All-State Concert Band oboe student for the last three years.

Susan had the opportunity to attend Interlochen Arts Academy as a high school senior, where she studied with Daniel Stolper.  She holds a Bachelors of Communications and Applied Music Degree from the University of Minnesota, where she studied with Basil Reeve.  Other principal instructors have included Andrea Banke, Caroline Park, Roger Roe and Jeffrey Paul.