Ari Sussman

Ari Sussman is a Philadelphia based pianist, clawhammer banjoist, and composer of vocal, chamber, orchestral, choral, and electronic music. With degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music and the University of Michigan, Sussman is currently an Adjunct Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Temple University and the West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Sussman enjoys long walks, playing basketball, drinking tea, Curb Your Enthusiasm, mancala, cheesecake, and avidly rooting for Philadelphian and University of Michigan sports teams.