Sue McCreeth’s Music Qualifications, Teaching and Performance Experience in Brief :-
Royal Society of Music Grade VIII Theory and Voice
Royal Society of Music Grade V Guitar and Piano.
Open University Arts Foundation - Distinction
B.A. (Hons) 2.1 University of Sussex 1991
P.G.C.E. specialising in Music, Institute of Education 1993
Post graduate voice study with Joy Mammen (ret. Head of Voice, Royal Academy of Music, London) – 2005 to present
Jazz piano with Hilary Cameron
Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Composition and Harmony with Berklee College of Music, USA – Grade A
Sue is an experienced classroom teacher and has taught music to all ages from infants through to adults, including working as a hospital based music teacher. She has taught jazz singing to adults, including for the British Council, Chichester University and Chichester College. Her professional students have included Wendy Kirkland and Funmi Okiji.
Sue is privileged to have collaborated with:
Karl Addy, Joe Mulholland, Larion Stolk, Luis Cano, Andrew Cleyndert, Dave Green, Steve Brown, Tristan Mailliot, Mark Fletcher, Matt Home, Sebastian de Krom, John Horler, John Donaldson, Paul Harrison, Mario Caribe, Stuart Brown, Ian Salmon, Mike Varty, Jim Mullen, Pat McCarthy, Terry Seabrook, Joss Peach, Terry Pack, Colin Dudman, Wendy Kirkland, Pat Sprakes, Steve Waterman, Fred Baker, Martin Shaw, Paul Nieman, Royal Air Force Dance Band Cranwell, Bob Miller Band, Ken Mackintosh Band, The Brass Roots, Infinite Sunday.
Sue McCreeth has toured the UK as a jazz vocalist for 20 years and has played many venues and festivals including Pizza on the Park, London, Pizza Express Dean Street, London, 606 Club London, The Vortex Jazz Club London, Glasgow International Jazz Festival, Peterstone Arts Festival, Cambridge Modern Jazz Club, Preston Feast of Jazz, Southport Summer Jazz Festival, The Verdict Brighton, Chichester University, and jazz clubs all over the UK.
She has worked as an international pianist/vocalist as a solo performer in five star hotel lounges in Germany, France, Dubai, London, including the Churchill Intercontinental Hotel, London, and the Burj al Arab, Dubai.
Her six released CDs have all been critically acclaimed widely in the UK National press and jazz press. Her music writing is admired internationally, and she has been twice shortlisted in the International Songwriting Competition. Her music is widely regarded as an important contribution to the development of modern jazz writing in the UK and it is used as teaching material at Berklee College of Music, USA.