William Susman

We are always proud to bring attention to the accomplishments of our Jazz Ensemble Alumni, and William Susman is yet one of the many New Trier West Alumni that deserve a Spotlight.

The Western Brass Quintet will perform Susman’s 1998 the Heavens Above at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.  The performance will feature the Western Brass Quintet with Scott Thronburg and Robert White (Trumpets), Lin Baird (Horn), Kip Hickman (Trombone), and Chance Trottman-Hulet (Tuba).


The Pertinent Information

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Irving S. Gilmore School of Music, Western Michigan University  Kalamazoo, Michigan

About The Western Brass Quintet

The Heavens Above Preview

Bill (as we all remember him) is arguably one of our most prolific Jazz Alums. It would be a worthy experience to visit the page link below titled  ‘My High School Jazz Ensemble’s New Website’ and the influence this had on his career.

In addition, we recommend that you peruse the eight MENU Items located at the top of the website page and affirm exactly why we have ‘themed’ our website

A Story That Needs To Be Told

Other Susman Links

Bill’s NTWjazzstory Autobiographical Sketch

2022 Spotlight Interview with Bill Susman