Mrs. Susan E. Naccache

Cello Teacher

Susan Naccache

SAA Member


1104 Feeley Ct
Mississauga ON L5J 4S5

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Susan Naccache was born in Toronto but moved to Ottawa at the age of seven. In 2004 she and her family moved to Mississauga. Susan holds both a Bachelors and Masters of Music in Cello Performance from the University of Ottawa, where she studied with Donald Whitton and Margaret Tobolowska. She has been teaching for over 30 years and has had numerous first class honours students and one Silver Medal student in 2008. She has played with the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Ottawa, the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, and the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, where she was principal cellist for five years. Susan has attended numerous masterclasses with such eminent cellists as Harvey Shapiro, Christopher Bunting, Aldo Parisot and Irene Sharp. Susan also holds a Diploma in Orchestral Studies from the University of London Goldsmiths’ College in London England, where she played under conductors such as Gennadi Rozdezvensky and Colin Davis. Her teacher in England was the well known British cellist Alexander Baillie. Susan is passionate about using music to create social change, and along with her co-founder Sarah Graydon-Pennetti has founded the Esperanza Music Project to provide under-served children with free music lessons in Mississauga.