Above: Yehudi Menuhin School 50 years anniversary concert, alumni players -Susie (viola), Timothy Gibbs (double bass), Tasmin Little (violinist), Melvyn Tan (pianist), Thomas Carroll (cello), Paul Watkins (cello)

Susie Meszaros photoSusie Mészáros was born in England.  She studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School. She's professor in violin, viola and chamber coaching at the Royal College of Music and  Royal Northern College of Music

Susie has been principal viola with the Camerata Salzburg, as well as a regular chamber music partner of her teacher, violinist Sándor Végh. 

In 1977, Ms. Mészáros made her Wigmore Hall debut in a duo with Yehudi Menuhin and performed with Vladimir Spivakov and Arthur Grumiaux.

She won the Gold Medal at the Royal Overseas League competition 1978. As a former winner, Susie has adjudicated the competition. Susie was a string finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year and played with many leading chamber ensembles including the Nash Ensemble. Susie was also co-founder of the Villiers Piano Quartet was leader of the Fitzwilliam Quartet, Prometheus Ensemble and concert master of Kent Opera. She has appeared as soloist on Radio 3 on both violin and viola.

Susie is a member of the world-renowned Chilingirian String Quartet. She has taught at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Purcell School and is a Professor at both RCM and RNCM teaching violin, viola and chamber music.

Susie has performed as a guest principal with major orchestras including the Philharmonia, Britten Sinfonia, London Mozart Players and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Susie has been a juror on the
Bordeaux International Quartet competition. As past Gold medallist at the Royal Overseas League, was invited to sit as jury member for the 2016 competition.
Susie has also taught at the Purcell School.

Susie on the excitement and creativity of playing string quartets..

Sandor Vegh