Dr. Susan Boettger has been very active as a performer, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. Her genre- defying trio Take 3 has an active upcoming season as they embark in their upcoming tour across the US. She is currently the Director of Education in Lyceum Village, SPC, a position which creates a Conservatory experience for pre-college students. She is also the Executive Director and Founder of the Junior Chamber Music program, a program which provides chamber music coaching, tours, and performances to Southern California. She is Director of Keyboard Studies at Irvine Valley College. As a soloist, she was a winner of the Juilliard Contemporary Concerto competition. She has performed concertos with the Ventura Symphony, New West Symphony, Peninsula Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, and the Orange County Chamber Orchestra. Susan received her DMA in piano performance at USC, minoring in composition, business and music education. She received her MM from Juilliard and her BM (piano) and BA (mathematics) from Rice University.