Instruments -- Voice, Guitar
Location -- Austin School of Music North and South
Austin native Suzanna Choffel has been teaching voice, guitar, piano &
songwriting for over ten years. A dynamic singer-songwriter & guitarist, Suzanna began playing music at a very young age, performing at Austin’s Saxon Pub and Antones in her early teens.
She continued pursuing her passion into college, graduating Cum Laude from College of Santa Fe (New Mexico) with a BA in Music Technology &
Performance in 2003. After graduating she moved back to Austin and
put together a band and started recording & performing around town,
winning the Austin Chronicle's 2008 Indie Band of the Year award.
She began teaching voice, guitar and summer rock camps at Austin School of Music in 2004 until she moved to New York in 2011 to further her musical career. In 2012 she landed a spot on Team Blake of NBC’s The Voice (Season 3), gaining international recognition (Rolling Stone claimed she “possessed all the vibe in the world”).
Suzanna went on to tour the US as well as France and England and has opened for Angelique Kidjo, Suzanne Vega, and Buena Vista Social Club to name a few.
Suzanna moved back to Austin in 2014 where she began recording her
third album. She is happy to be back in her hometown, the Live Music
Capital of the World, creating, recording, performing & teaching music.