About Susan

Beginner to Advanced Piano

Susan Sametz is widely known as a performer, chamber musician, accompanist, music educator, and adjudicator.  She has performed as guest soloist with several Canadian orchestras, including the Regina Symphony for which she served as principal keyboardist for 27 years before retiring from the orchestra in 2018. During that time she had the pleasure of being joined on stage by her husband Peter on horn and their daughters Hillary on viola and Danielle on violin. Recently relocated to New Brunswick, she rejoins Danielle, who is currently principal 2nd violinist with Symphony New Brunswick and a member of the Saint John String Quartet. 


Susan toured many communities in Saskatchewan with mezzo-soprano Renee Brad under the auspices of the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils.  Through the Prairie Debut program, she toured Manitoba and Saskatchewan with vocalist Michael Donovan. She has also collaborated with many notable artists, including violist Rivka Golani, tenor Kurt Lehman, baritone Theodore Berg, soprano Angela Birdsell, trumpet player Karen Donnelly, theatre artist Andrea Menard, and dance artist Tracy Houser.  She has been recorded on numerous occasions for broadcast on radio, television and in film, and was a music consultant and coach during the filming of the movie Dark Summer.

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