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Sue Horowitz

Sue (Radner) Horowitz is a singer-songwriter from coastal Maine. A professional musician since the age of 17, Sue has performed in both secular and spiritual venues. Her warm and engaging style creates a feeling of community wherever she sings. With musical influences such as James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Pete Seeger, and Carol King, she writes and performs music that is easily accessible to anyone that wants to listen or sing along.

Sue has performed at the CAJE/New CAJE (Coalition for the Advancements in Jewish Education) Conference, the URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) North American Biennial, the Debbie Friedman Memorial Concert in Boston, Boston Limmud and the Chicago Jewish Festival, as well as at congregations all over the Northeast. Her engaging presence and spiritual music captivate worshippers and audiences of all ages.

Sue has created three cds: Eleven Doors Open, In The Water, and The Power And The Blessing. Her A-list producers have included Josh Nelson, Dan Nichols, Mark Niemiec and Nathan Meckel. Sue's "Hinei Mah Tov" has been included on Transcontinental Press' Ruach 5767 compilation and is included in the CCAR (Central Conference of American Rabbis) Hagaddah. Sue also contributed to the Allard's Songs for a Jewish Headstart album. Her "Y'varechecha" was a finalist in the spiritual category of the Just Plain Folks awards.

Sue has been performing professionally, in a multitude of venues, for decades. She has served as director of a speech and language department, worked in special education, and taught on the university level. Sue has served as director of education, NFTY youth group advisor, congregational song leader, URJ summer camp faculty, artist-in-residence, and teacher, all within the Jewish world. She also loves teaching guitar. Sue grew up in New Rochelle, NY, and now lives in York Beach, Maine with her family: oncologist husband Rob, children Jacob and Emily, and two dumb but lovable retrievers.