|Sue Butler Orr, a native of Birmingham,
Alabama, graduated from Samford University with a Bachelor of Music
Degree in vocal performance. While at Samford, she studied with Eleanor
Ousley, and appeared as soprano soloist with the university orchestra
and sang in numerous opera productions. She then attended Florida State
University, receiving a Master of Music Degree also in vocal
performance, studying with Eugene Tally-Schmidt. Since coming to
Florence, SC in 1969, Mrs. Orr has sung in many churches, appeared as
soloist with the Masterworks Choir, Florence Symphony Orchestra, and
the Longbay Symphony.
For the past thirty years, Mrs. Orr has taught at Francis Marion University. As associate professor of music, she is the director of the choral program and teaches private voice. Under her leadership, the choral program has grown and now includes two choral groups: the Concert Choir and CUT TIME, the small show choir. CUT TIME recently performed in Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Vienna Austria, and a Music Festivals cruise aboard Sovereign of the Seas.
Sue Butler Orr