Susi Evans is "one of the best klezmer clarinettists of our day" (Simon Broughton, Songlines Magazine).
She is a founder member of klezmer & Balkan band She’Koyokh and the London Klezmer Quartet with whom she has toured Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil and released eight studio albums. Susi has performed as a soloist with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Aurora Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Swan. She also performs regularly in Europe with her duo Susi Evans & Szilvia Csaranko. In 2020 she was a prize-winner in the International Clarinetist Coroner Competiton.
Susi appeared regularly on London's West End stage in the National Theatre’s smash-hit production of War Horse and has worked with BAFTA-winning composer Jocelyn Pook, the Mahogany Opera Group and as musical director for Limbik Theatre.
Susi grew up in Hemel Hempstead, attended the Purcell School of Music and after graduating from the Royal Academy of Music continued her studies in Istanbul and at the Plovdiv Academy of Music in Bulgaria.
She is Head of Faculty at Klezfest London and has taught at Yiddish Summer Weimar, Yiddish New York and Klezkanada, amongst other international klezmer festivals.
In 2017 Susi received an ARAM (Associate of the Royal Academy of Music), awarded to former students who have made a significant contribution to the music profession.