Canadian flutist Susan Hoeppner is highly regarded for her deeply lyrical phrasing, dazzling virtuosity and a “no holds barred” approach in her performances. She is an established international soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, and her appearances include numerous venues spanning the continents of North America, South America, throughout Europe, Japan and China.
Ms. Hoeppner has performed as guest soloist with numerous orchestras around the world and has been invited to perform at many Canadian Embassies including London, Belgrade, Tokyo, Mexico and has inspired renowned Canadian composers Christos Hatzis, Gary Kulesha among others to write pieces for her.
Susan is a JUNO nominee, Canada’s highest musical award. Her numerous recordings are available on labels including Marquis Classics, EMI, Centrediscs/Naxos and Grammophon BIS. Her recent “Canadian Flute Masterpieces” recording with pianist Lydia Wong was released on Centrediscs/Naxos as well as her newest chamber recording featuring works by Alice Ping Yee Ho, with pianist Lydia Wong and cellist Winona Zelenka released in 2018.
As a graduate of The Juilliard School, she has become an esteemed mentor. Ms. Hoeppner is a member of faculty at The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School, The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists, and the University of Toronto. Every summer she gives classes and performances at Le Domaine Forget in Québec, Canada and Campus Internazionale della Musica d’Arte (CIMA) in Italy.
Susan Hoeppner has been appointed a Wm.S.Haynes Artist by the world-renowned Boston-based flute company. As their Canadian Artist, she represents them in performances and masterclasses throughout the world.