Suzanne Julian studied piano with Erma Bassett and Louise Meacham, and later, as a student at CSUN, with Adrian Ruiz and Jakob Gimpel. She received both her B.A. in Music and her M.A. in Piano Performance from CSUN and has won prizes for both piano performance and music composition. She has taught music fundamentals, music appreciation, chromatic harmony, musical form, tonal counterpoint, class piano, piano ensemble and applied piano and is currently teaching class piano and applied piano as head of the piano department at Moorpark College, and currently teaches class piano and fundamentals of music at East Los Angeles College. Suzanne has maintained a private piano studio for many years and has performed chamber music, solo piano recitals, and with orchestra at numerous colleges and private homes in southern California.