Church and/or Role
Christ United Methodist Church, Groton
Susan Paisley is Organist at Christ United Methodist Church, Groton. She was previously Minister of Music at Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Milford, and at First Lutheran Church of Waterbury.
Susan is also a violinist, and assistant concertmaster at Cheshire Symphony Orchestra. Susan directs two German choruses in West Haven: Harugari and Arbeitermaenner Chor.
She attended Hartt School of Music’s choral conducting program this summer. Susan earned the Service Playing SPC award through the American Guild of Organists and has studied organ and conducting with David Doolittle, Gustavo Andres, Dr. Paul Jordan, Dr. Andrew Kotylo, and Dr. Joe Utterback.
Susan is past Dean of the New Haven Chapter.