College of Arts and Sciences

Susan Palmer

  • Susan Palmer
    Adjunct Professor - Fine Arts (Guitar)
    Phone: 206-296-5360
    Building/Room: HUNT 062


    Susan Palmer teaches jazz, blues, and rock guitar styles in Seattle and via webcam. Since 2006, she has been the guitar instructor at Seattle University and in 2010 she created and started teaching "The Rock Project" at Cornish College of the Arts. Palmer wrote "The Guitar Lesson Companion" Method Book Series which is used by teachers and students in over 10 countries, including faculty at Berklee College of Music. Her extensive collection of lesson videos and jam tracks are available for free on YouTube and she also teaches private lessons online via webcam to students all over the world. Palmer’s current and former students perform at these and other Seattle venues: The Comet, The High Dive, Skylark, The Triple Door, Neumos, The Hard Rock Cafe, Chop Suey, The Tractor Tavern, The Rendezvous, The Sorrento Hotel, The Crocodile, The Mix, Cafe Racer, The Edgewater Hotel, The Sunset, and other private events.

    For some of her students' accomplishments, please refer to this article: