Susan Shane-Linder is a Miami-born AWARD WINNING, published singer/songwriter and children’s recording artist. She has been performing professionally and teaching music for 35 years and is well-known throughout South Florida in pre-schools, elementary schools, summer camps, book stores, record stores, hospitals, retirement homes and many other organizations. She has been a featured entertainer for Pottery Barn for Kids Concert Series. She is currently associated with Congregation B’nai Israel in Boca Raton, Florida, and formerly of Temple Beth Am, and The Dave & Mary Alper Jewish Community Center, both in Miami, Florida. Susan has taught thousands of children. Some of them have grown up to be Rabbis, Cantors, Doctors, Lawyers and other prominent people in their communities.
Susan presents workshops and performs around the United States and previous engagements include Carnival Cruise Lines and Walt Disney World in Florida. She can frequently be found entertaining people of all ages throughout the tri-county area. Birthday parties for children 1-7 years of age are a town favorite. She was nominated for a 2009 Nickelodeon Parents’ Picks Award for best party entertainer in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, and in 2010, she WON that award. In January of 2012, she won the Gerald Legow Outstanding Achievement in Jewish Education Award. This is otherwise known as “Teacher of the Year”. Susan is very active in education and presents children’s music workshops around the country, most notably at the JCECE (Jewish Council for Early Childhood Education), Palm Beach County JEC (Jewish Education Commission), NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), CAJE (Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education), MANAJE (New CAJE), NewCaje, Song Leader Boot Camp (SLBC), WCN (Women Cantors’ Network) & PJ Library.
“SINGIN’ WITH SUSAN” CD’s are described as, “feelin’ good” kind of music. They have an elementary/family theme with an upbeat, rock and roll rhythm. Their clear, easy to understand lyrics enable everyone to join in and sing along. As you listen, you’ll understand why the enthusiastic style and choice of material appeals to children and adults of all ages. These CD’s “Bring out the kid in all of us!” “SINGIN’ WITH SUSAN”, “SINGIN’ WITH SUSAN, TOO!”, “SINGIN’ (SHABBAT) WITH SUSAN” and 2013 Gold Parents Choice Award Winning “SINGIN’ (A NEW SONG) WITH SUSAN” are available on CD, iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon.com and Susan’s website. These interactive recordings are fun to use in both classrooms and at home. Susan’s brand new CD “Life is Good when you’re Singin’ With Susan” will be out July 2017.