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Suzanne Sugar has enjoyed playing harp professionally for twelve years in the Washington D.C. metro area.  She holds degrees in Harp Performance and Music Education from the prestigious Peabody Conservatory of Music of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  Suzanne began taking lessons with Delaine Fedson in Austin, Texas when she was ten years old.  At seventeen, she was awarded the Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Arts Scholarship and was the honorary performer selected to play for former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening. In college, she studied with world renowned harpists including Jeanne Chalifoux and Alice Chalifoux at the Salzedo Harp Colony in Camden, Maine.

Suzanne is a classically trained harpist, however she plays a variety of show and pop tunes in addition to harp classics from the baroque and romantic periods.  In addition to playing over a thousand weddings, she plays in many venues throughout DC, Maryland and Virginia including The Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Inaugural Events, Portrait Gallery Receptions and Recognition Ceremonies for Chief Justice John Roberts, General Colin Powell and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.  She is an active music educator and enthusiast and a wonderful addition to any event.



“The beautiful tones from Suzanne’s harp set the perfect ambiance for the evening as guests arrived to our event.” 

-Dianne Dyson

“It was a treasure having Suzanne play at our wedding.  She helped make a dream come true and her beautiful playing made our special day even more special.” -Lauren & Steve Cerreghino

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