Assistant Director, Oboe, Woodwinds
Susan Gierthy is an enthusiastic and experienced oboist, music educator, double reed specialist, woodwind doubler, and reed maker.
Susan has been on faculty and has served as Assistant Director at the Cady School of Music since the fall of 2006. She teaches woodwind lessons, is available to teach masterclasses, has taught the college preparatory class, and assists with administrative tasks.
Susan has taught in the South Colonie School District at Lisha Kill Middle School since 2007. She has taught 5th Grade (beginning) Band, 6th Grade Band, 5th-8th Grade Choruses, and 5th-7th Grade General Music classes.
After earning her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the State University of New York College at Fredonia in 2002, Susan worked in the Capital District as a band teacher for 2 years. Susan earned her Master of Music degree from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington in 2006. She is delighted to have returned to the Albany area and to serve at the Cady School.
Susan holds a Permanent New York State Public School Teacher Certificate in Music.