Susan Dowdy, accompanist, has played for Ballet Met for 10 years. She received her Bachelor of Music Education from Capital University and her Master of Arts in Music Education from The Ohio State University. She is retired from Gahanna Jefferson Schools, where she taught elementary general music, music history and musical theatre. Mrs. Dowdy also served as the accompanist for the Gahanna Lincoln High School choral and theatre programs, as well as accompanist for soloists and choirs at The Ohio Music Education Association adjudicated events. After retirement, she became a staff accompanist at Otterbein University. She currently serves as adjunct faculty at Otterbein and Capital Universities, where she supervises student teachers and field placement students in elementary general and secondary choral music.