Female composers, German composers, Mezzo-Soprano, Music publishing, Musicology, Professor of music
Location: Fairbanks, AK
FAIRBANKS, AK, November 21, 2016, Suzanne Summerville, Owner of ArtsVenture, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in music publishing.
As a lifelong lover of music, Dr. Summerville is proud to serve as the owner of ArtsVenture, a music publishing company that distributes the music of 19th century German composers, primarily women. The company also publishes songs to the poetry of Adelbert von Chamisso, as well as poetry by Adam Bert.
Dr. Summerville holds more than two decades of diverse experience in her industry, boasting talents as a mezzo-soprano singer and music producer. Building upon an impressive 20 years as a professor of music for the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, Dr. Summerville continued to employ her expertise as a music publisher, reaching the pinnacle of her career as an entrepreneur with the launch of ArtsVenture. She has recorded three CDs as a mezzo-soprano singer in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Dr. Summerville received a Ph.D. in musicology from Freie Universität Berlin, a master’s degree in music from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Arts in music from Randolph College. Additionally, she holds a diploma in song and oratorio, earned from Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien. She maintains affiliation with The Byron Society, Opera Fairbanks and the Fairbanks Arts Association. In recognition of her hard work and talent, she was presented with a Governor’s Award for the Arts in 1990. In years to come, Dr. Summerville intends to continue spreading music to other passionate enthusiasts.
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