Susan Weber is a professional musician, songwriter and storyteller with nineteen years of teaching artist experience. Through Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio, she presents Theater Arts and Music performances, workshops and residencies in schools, libraries and other community settings. Her programs teach curricular concepts of reading, science, math and social studies through the arts.
Ms. Weber regularly presents Young Audiences' Arts for Learning Residencies both solo and in collaboration with artists in other disciplines. Arts for Learning uses arts-based activities and incorporates brief segments of the award-winning PBS series Between the Lions® to teach phonemic awareness and phonics.
Her professional development workshops teach educators how to use elements of music and storytelling in the classroom to teach curricular concepts.
Ms. Weber received Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio's Sunshine Award for excellence in arts education in 2003. Her work as a teaching artist has been featured in documentaries presented by TimeWarner's ArtsQuest and The Rainbow Channel.
Ms. Weber's work as professional songwriter and musician has been recognized with a Great American Song Contest honor award, Best Female Singer Songwriter award from the Cleveland Free Times and numerous film and video awards for her songwriting work with Captain Dave Productions. Her rock album of original songs titled Monet's Orbit was named a Top Ten Album for 2007 by Cool Cleveland.
She served as a lyrics judge for the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Generation Next Creative Writing Contest in 2009. Co-founder of the Northeast Ohio Songwriters Circle, she has presented songwriting workshops at Beck Center, The Lit, Lakewood Library, Cleveland Metroparks and the Kent State Folk Festival.
Her current musical project Muscle and Bone interprets the songs of Bob Dylan with arrangements of guitar, bass, harmonica and harmony vocals.