Susan Ferré has been an active performer and music director for over 50 years, maintaining an active recital schedule as well as administration of various music organizations, including Music in the Great North Woods, a non-profit 501c(3) organization formed in 2009 with a mission to present, promote and support classical music in New Hampshire's North Country.
She currently lives in her mother’s ancestral home of Gorham, NH with her husband and partner Dr. Charles Lang, a physician and musician, dividing time between Lake Texoma and New Hampshire. Their son, Carl, is also an accomplished musician and performer and has taught private music lessons for over 15 years in his hometown in Texas. Susan is the daughter of The Reverend Doctor Gustave A. "Gus" Ferré, the former Vice President of Academic Affairs for North Texas State University.
Executive Director of Music in the Great North Woods
2009 - Present
Free concerts in the North Country
Annual Big Moose Bach Fest
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Pacific Lutheran University
2001 - 2002·Tacoma, Washington
Director of Texas Baroque Ensemble, Inc.
1980 - 2005
Performances of little known works with original instruments and early singing styles
Doctor of Musical Arts degree
University of North Texas, 1979
Master of Music degree
Eastman School of Music, 1971
Fullbright Scholar 1968-1969
Diplome d'Orgue et Improvisation
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, 1969
Bachelor of Music & Bachelor of Arts with majors in music literature, music theory, church music, and philosophy
Texas Christian University, 1968