Suzanne Seals (b. 1983) is working toward completion of a Doctor of Musical Arts in composition with a minor in theory from the University of Georgia.  She received her Master of Music also from the University of Georgia and her Bachelor of Music from Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.  She is a student of Dr. Adrian P. Childs and has previously studied with Dr. Leonard V. Ball.  Current projects include a dissertation work for voice and chamber ensemble and a piece for trumpet and electronic playback.