Tony Susi, a University of Hartford alumnus, has composed two piece of music honoring the health-care workers and victims of the coronavirus pandemic. The piece written to recognize the men and women working in the medical field to help those with COVID-19 is titled “Hymn to Healthcare Heroes”. An additional piece titled “Gone but Not Forgotten” was composed to honor the victims of the coronavirus.
Both pieces found on Susi’s website for all to listen https://www.reverbnation.com/tonysusi
This past November, Susi composed “First Responders”. This piece will be released in May and was meant to premiere by Hartt’s Capital Winds concert. The concert will no longer take place due to the pandemic.
Susi graduated from the University of Hartford in 1985 with a degree in Music Education. He is also a jazz education adjunct instructor in the Hartt School. In Connecticut, Susi has taught at various middle schools, high schools, and collegiate levels.