Susan Anthony-Tolbert is a retired Professor of Psychology. Currently, she spends her time “harping” at various events and celebrations in the Maryland and Virginia area. She and her husband share the tranquility of farm life with their much beloved horses, mule, Basset hound and several cats. Susan began her musical training at the age of three and has studied piano, marimba and guitar as well as both lever and pedal harps with master musicians from Julliard and Curtis.
Initially, she was trained in composition and counterpoint by her father. In college, she completed courses and seminars in music theory, composition, and orchestration. Susan played marimba/percussion in orchestras and ensembles during college and graduate school. Two of her CD's reflect a renewed interest in composing for and performing on the marimba. Recently, she has competed in a number of music competitions both for performance and composition (even won a few).
Her harp CDs which also celebrate the land, the forests and waters of the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland and Virginia. They are available on cdbaby.com and amazon.com. They continue to sell well both nationally and locally.