Durango Chamber Music Festival :: Five half-hour concerts June 5-9, 2023

Meet the Artists

Susan Doering has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Far East, and television and radio broadcasts include performances on NPR and satellite broadcasts from China. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California, the University of Michigan, and University of Maryland. Dr. Doering has been on the faculties of Missouri State University, Arizona State University, and CSU Fresno, currently teaches at Fresno Pacific University, and maintains a private violin and viola studio. She is also a board certified Music Therapist and has a private practice in Central Valley. She is concertmaster of the Tulare County Symphony and performs regularly with professional orchestras in Fresno, Stockton, Monterey, and Santa Rosa.

Rochelle Mann is a former Featured Scholar at Fort Lewis College, where she served as Music Department Chair as well as Acting Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Holding degrees from Indiana and Arizona State Universities, she is now a Professor Emerita with a record of outstanding service to the music education profession as an author, teacher, and mentor. Dr. Mann has served as Principal Flute of the San Juan Symphony since 1983, and continues to perform as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the US. In 2012 she was honored as one of Durango’s Sweethearts of the Arts.

Dieter Wulfhorst has performed extensively in more than twenty states in the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and Australia as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer. He is a member of the Santa Rosa (CA) Symphony, principal of the Bakersfield Symphony, and performs regularly with the professional orchestras of Sacramento, Monterey, Fresno, and Stockton. Dr. Wulfhorst held faculty positions in Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Mississippi before joining the faculty of Fresno Pacific University in 2007. Dr. Wulfhorst received his degrees from the Musikhochschule in Hannover, Germany, and the University of Maryland at College Park where he studied with David Soyer, Evelyn Elsing and the Guarneri Quartet.

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