Zoey Cuseo

Zoey Cuseo was born in Duluth, Minnesota, where she began piano and voice lessons at the age of 10. After many years of performing in her community, she went on to study Vocal Performance at Louisiana State University, where she received her Bachelor’s in Music in Spring 2020. LSU provided her with many opportunities to perform, learn, and collaborate with other diverse musicians. Some of her performances include singing with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra in Felix Mendelssohn’s, The Messiah, singing with the Jefferson Performing Arts Society in a musical theatre production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and performing in the opera chorus of the Turner-Fischer Center for Opera’s production of, Eugene Onegin and Les mamelles de Tirésias. She has performed in a Masterclass with Hila Plitmann and coached with accomplished mentors, including Dr. Brandon Hendrickson, Lisette Oropesa, and Sandra Moon. Zoey sang with the LSU A Cappella
Choir for 2 years, under the instruction of Dr. John Dickson. The LSU A Cappella Choir performed works such as the Brahm’s Requiem and John Corigliano’s Fern Hill. Zoey was also a founding member of the Red Stick Riffs, the jazz vocal ensemble on LSU’s campus. As Vice President, she chose repertoire, led rehearsals, and planned performances around the community. Additionally, Zoey is also Sigma Alpha Iota Alumni, a women’s music fraternity, and held an Executive Board position in her senior year, as well as receiving the Sword of Honor. In addition, Zoey was the Program (Music) Chair and led music rehearsals for her sisters. Zoey is committed to women in music and remains a strong advocate for music education.