Jay Sussman is a highly motivated and skilled musician with over 15 years of professional experience playing the drums. He holds an M.A. and an Honours B.F.A. from York University’s Faculty of Music, and frequently records and performs with live music ensembles encompassing a multitude of genres. Sussman also accompanies live dance performances, and for over 10 years, he has collaborated with a number of prominent institutions including Canada’s National Ballet School, Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, The National Ballet of Canada, Ryerson University, the School of TDT, Toronto Dance Theatre, York University, and numerous dance instructors. He has also taught music at York University’s Faculty of Music, and Cosmo School of Music, and he continues to teach privately.