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Suzanne Burgess

Suzanne Burgess began singing professionally a few years ago but, in reality has been singing all her life. Originally, a native of Southern Chester County, Oxford PA where she is the oldest of three, Suzanne now makes Philadelphia her home. You can call her “country gone city” but, she adores her simple roots. Her church roots, schools and talent shows growing up, prepared her for the stage. Her passion to dance and sing grew stronger as she took tap, ballet and jazz. Suzanne danced in private troops and sang in small plays in and around Philadelphia. Her foundation in the arts comes from her grandmother and aunts, uncles who played and taught her how to find her notes, to harmonize and learn where she’s supposed to be in song and in her life. When not on stage, you can find Suzanne in her “other vocation.” She is an accomplished Interior Designer/Landscaper and Home Organizer. She often says, “singing is my release of my spirit.” It was something I went to when my parents both took ill. Professionally, Suzanne has opened and appeared with such artists as: Carol Riddick, Tony Terry, Glenn Jones, Frankie Beverly and Maze, and Levert. More recently, she could be heard in performances at the Dell East, Blue Parrot, World Cafe, Candle Light Theatre, Freedom Theatre, The Philadelphia Clef Club, Relish, Warmdaddys, and The Reserve in addition to many private performances and fundraisers. She was part of Karen Smith's 3 Diva's 3 musical about "jazz in its early years to the present." This was performed both on the Philadelphia & New York stages. Whether painting, sketching, sculpting, writing, dancing, arranging, and singing, Suzanne has opened her heart and decided to share her passion.




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