Guitarist Susan McDonald

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QUASIMODO is Susan's musical and narrative retelling of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. Set in Paris in 1482, the story is the tragic tale of the hunchback Quasimodo and his devotion to the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda. Available on CD.

GILGAMESH is Susan's musical and narrative retelling of the classic Babylonian epic. Given the present-day situation in Iraq, this piece, which deals with issues of friendship and loss, is especially timely. Available on CD.


Susan's newest creation "THE AQUARIUM: a Marine Micro-Ballet for Guitar and Sea Creatures," is a musical, poetic and visual journey into the strange and often humorous lives of the inhabitants of a saltwater aquarium. Created for children, THE AQUARIUM addresses such concepts as camouflage and symbiosis in an exciting and entertaining way.
Available on DVD and CD Soundtrack


THE PHASES OF EVE was composed as a musical insight into the life of a woman. It engages and releases the listener's emotions as it deals with issues of birth, life, death and rebirth. Available on CD.