Susan Grisanti is an internationally known multi-award winning guitarist, & has performed solo concerts & with orchestras throughout the U.S. & Europe for over three decades. She is included on the U.S. Embassy Touring Roster & is a 5-Time Texas Arts Commission Solo Touring Roster Winner. Susan is the feature artist in dozens of TV, radio & news articles, & has performed for many prominent individuals including Presidents George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush, Tipper Gore, Ann Richards, Lt. Gov. of Texas Bob Bullock, the Honorary Mayor of Hollywood Johnny Grant, Tanya Tucker & many others. Her recent performances include the Hollywood Business EXPO, the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany, the ‘Strasse Der Romanik’ Tour of Germany, & she was the only solo instrumentalist to perform for the Capitol Restoration Celebration in Austin, Texas. Her mentors have been Pepe Romero, Alice Artzt, Dr. Loris Chobanian & postgraduate study in Guitar Performance at Texas Tech University with Dr. James Bogle. Her numerous endorsements have established her as the ‘First Lady of Classical Guitar’ in the Southwest & she is a Southwest Demonstrator for Pimentel Guitars. Susan’s repertoire encompasses acoustic & electric guitar styles & songwriting, & her famous ‘Guitar Then & Now’ Workshops are frequently featured at the Buddy Holly Museum in Lubbock, Texas. Her music was recently syndicated on Nat’l Public Radio’s ‘Classical Guitar Alive’. Susan’s CD & Video ‘The Isaiah Project’ is frequently aired on Prime Time Broadcasting Network, & her solo guitar video ‘Classical Dances’ was featured on Public Television. In 1987 she became founder & director of the Park Tower Guitar Concert Series, featuring nationally & internationally known musicians in concert at Park Tower. Her ‘Great Classics’ CD series & original song CD’s are available at SusanGrisanti.com. Her interests also include presentations for dozens of charitable causes including the Nat’l Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Ms. Grisanti is a native of Cleveland, Ohio & currently resides in Lubbock, Texas.