Lynn Sussman is the clarinet instructor at Deerfield Academy. She is also the clarinet instructor at Smith College and previously taught at Amherst College and in Australia. She has been a member of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra since 1987. She has performed with the Berkshire Lyric Orchestra, the Brattleboro Concert Choir Orchestra, Columbia Festival Orchestra, New Hampshire Symphony, Albany Symphony, Monadnock Music Festival, Mohawk Trail Concerts, and is a member of the Paradise Wind Quintet. She has recorded on the Albany Records label and for Blank Productions. She holds degrees from Manhattan School of Music and the University of Connecticut.