Susanna is an active music educator promoting music and choral education. She obtained her Master in Music Education from Westminster Choir College.
Susanna Saw is an active music educator promoting music and choral education
in Malaysia. She obtained her Master in Music Education (Choral Focus) from
Westminster Choir College, U.S.A. She is currently a Lecturer and Choir Director
at the Faculty of Music at University of Malaya (UM), University Technology
MARA (UiTM) and the Malaysian Institute of Art (M.I.A.), where she conducts the
M.I.A. Ladies Chorus, which has won many Gold Medals from various
In 2007, Susanna established the Young Choral Academy in Kuala Lumpur, a
venue for choral lovers to learn more about vocal and choral education. She was
instrumental in bringing the Kodály Training Course to Malaysia to improve local
standards of classroom music teaching. She organised the 24th International
Kodály Symposium in August 2019, in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, and through
this, hopes to bring more awareness on the Kodály teaching philosophy to the
Southeast Asia Region.
From 2007 on, Susanna has been regularly invited by the Interkultur Foundation,
Germany, to be a member of the Jury for the Asia Pacific and World Choir
Games. Susanna has been appointed a Working Committee for the Asia-Pacific
Choral Council, under the auspices of the International Federation of Choral
Music (IFCM). Susanna is also an active speaker at various Music Education
events promoting effective music teaching in the 21st century. She is also the
newly elected Vice-President for the International Kodály Society and the
Malaysian Association of Music Education.