About Susan Gedutis Lindsay

Susan Gedutis Lindsay is an author, editor, musician, and music educator.

Before changing careers to teach instrumental music in the public schools in 2016, Susan Gedutis Lindsay was Director for Instructional Design at Berklee College of Music, where she worked with faculty and colleagues to develop online course materials for Berklee on-campus students. She is also the managing editor of Massachusetts Music Educators Journal, the quarterly journal of the Massachusetts Music Education Association, a state chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). For several years, she taught music fundamentals, music appreciation, and the history of American popular music and jazz at Bridgewater State University.

A writer and editor, she has edited more than 100 educational books and online music courses for several music publishers, including Berklee Press, Berklee Online, Meredith Music, and Backbeat Books.

Susan is author of See You at the Hall: Boston's Golden Era of Music and Dance, published in 2004 by University Press of New England, and for many years was the Irish music critic for the newspaper the Boston Irish Reporter. She performs regularly in various styles and contexts on alto and baritone saxophone and on Irish flute and whistle. She performs most with The Lindsays, an Irish band, and Sugarcane Duquesne, a New Orleans style blues band. Ms. Lindsay has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Hampshire College, a Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology from Tufts University, and a million other courses in a million other things.

Except tap dancing. That's on the bucket list.