Sue returned to live in Lincolnshire with her husband and young family after a 7 year stay in the North East where she took my music at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Her interest in music started at a young age with piano lessons but then, after being loaned a flute sh moved through the ranks in the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Youth Orchestra playing in the wind bands and symphony orchestra and was a founder member of the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Swing Band.
Sue has continued to play in local symphony orchestras, theatre pits, chamber groups and performed solo classical gigs.
In her mid teens she discovered folk music and for the last 38 years Sue been a member of numerous folk bands including the local bands The Broadside, Donkey’s Breakfast and The Little Band. she has performed folk music in Great Britain and Europe and played a solo gig at a wedding in New Zealand.
Her work has also, during the last 16 years, focused on primary school music education where she teaches class music covering general musicianship and whole class instrumental teaching. She has also undergone choral conducting training working with some of the top conductors in the country including David Lawrence, Jo McNally and Peter Broadbent. She has conducted the Market Rasen and District Choral Society, Horncastle Choral Society, the Market Rasen Junior Singers, ‘Raising Voices’ Youth Choir and Market Rasen Savoyards.
During her spare time Sue enjoys motorcycling , fishing, long distance walking, and country pursuits.