Susan Dorn took a step forward on her musical path in 2004 when she became the conductor of Satori Men’s Chorus. Formerly a member of the Portland Opera Chorus, Susan has performed in cabaret theater, musical theater, concerts and recitals throughout the northwest. Susan received a Bachelor of Music in voice performance from University of Portland and continues to teach and coach voice students throughout the Portland Area.
Ben Milstein is a Portland-based pianist, composer and teacher with a wide range of musical interests and experience. In addition to accompanying Satori he also works with several other local choirs and performing ensembles. His original music has been released on several international record labels. Ben currently maintains a studio of private piano students as well as a roster of students at the Hoffman Academy of Music. Ben has studied the Tubman Approach to piano since 1986 with Robert Durst as well as other faculty members of the Golandsky Instate. He holds an MFA in New Media Composition from Bard College and studied Music Performance at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.