Susan Michaels, Artistic Director, Susan Michaels, has a MUS. BAC and BAC of ED from The University of Toronto. An award winning music educator, formerly of The Scarborough and North York Boards of Education, she is a brass specialist, with an A.R.C.T. on the euphonium and trombone. As past Director of Scarborough's elite, all city high school band, The Scarborough Wind Ensemble, Mrs. Michaels toured with the group throughout Canada and the U.S. performing in places including Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall, Massey Hall and Washington's Kennedy Center and the Pentagon. A trained vocalist from the studio of Robert Loewen, Mrs. Michaels was a member of The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir for seventeen years and performed with The Toronto Symphony countless times at Roy Thomson Hall and Massey Hall in Toronto, The National Arts Centre in Ottawa and Carnegie Hall in New York. An accomplished pianist and arranger, she often arranges music for the choir. The Renanim Youth Singers allows Mrs. Michaels to unite her passions for music, teaching youth and community.