Susan M. Todd, NCTM (Nationally Certified Teacher of Music) has been teaching piano since 1973 and runs a vibrant private studio in Hillsboro, Oregon, which she opened in 1995. She loves teaching her students of all ages. She is a member of the Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA), affiliated with Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and of the Oregon Federation of Music Clubs (OFMC). In OMTA Susan Todd has held local, state and division offices including State President, and currently serves as District Enrichment Grant Coordinator, bringing workshops to districts throughout the state. She was named Oregon’s MTNA Foundation Fellow in 2019 and was awarded Honorary Life Membership in 2021. She has worked throughout Oregon as a Syllabus Adjudicator since 2013 and helped pioneer the online version of syllabus adjudications in 2020. Susan Todd holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Wichita State University in Kansas, and has done graduate coursework at Kansas State, the University of Kansas and Portland State University. An active performer, she is a pianist and organist at Calvary Lutheran Church and performs with “Too Grand” in Portland. This two-piano 8-hand ensemble performs private concerts for fundraising or for friends and family. Since its inception in the 1970's, Too Grand has raised over $400,000 for Portland area scholarships and charities.