Susan Loegering Daves
lecturer/private music instructor
Phone: (518) 580-5320
Office: Zankel Music Center
Before returning to the capital district in 2010 Susan Loegering Daves played principal
bassoon in the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans from for 17 Years.
For most of that time she was also on the orchestra board including serving as president
of the musicians committee. While in New Orleans she taught bassoon and chamber music
at Loyola and Tulane Universities. Mrs. Daves has also toured extensively with the
Meliora Winds woodwind quintet including having management and being on Performance
Today on NPR. Ms Daves currently teaches at Skidmore College and is principal bassoon
with the Clinton, Schenectady and Catskill symphonies. She also has performed with
the Albany Symphony, Glens Falls symphony and Symphoria in Syracuse. She resides in
the Capital Region with her husband and twin boys.