Susan Picking is an award winning singer/songwriter, recording artist, and teaching musician. She is a multi-instrumentalist who will get your toes tapping, heart thumping, fingers snapping, and singing along with her message driven songs about life, love, joy, kindness, diversity, shoes, and living in the now. She has delighted audiences with interactive performances across the country and internationally at festivals, libraries, museums, and schools. Susan Picking has created The School of Life Artist-in-Residence program for elementary schools. Through Mindfulness and Music she teaches Tolerance, Kindness, Promotes Diversity, Celebrates our Uniqueness, and Shares Bullying Prevention Practices. This program coincides with her latest CD releases The School of Life and The School of Life – In Session (which includes karaoke tracks). The songs are produced in a variety of genres from pop, hip- hip, reggae, jazz, to Americana and is accompanied by a children. For more information visit her website.
Awards & Accomplishments
National Presenter/Performer; International Bullying Prevention Conference, International Hypnosis Federation, Center for Health and Learning Vermont – U Matter.
ArtPrize Contributing Artist; 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016.
Montpelier Vermont Singer/Songwriter of the Year 2014
WYCE – Independent Radio Jammie Nominee; 2012 Outstanding Female Artist, 2009 Best Female Solo Artist
River Folk Music and Arts Festival – 2009 2nd place.
International Singer Songwriter Association 2009 People’s Choice