Susanne DiVincenzo

Susanne DiVincenzo, bass and cello, is a founding member of Alive!  In 1975 she established Wonder Woman Electric, an all-women Electrical Contracting Company in the Bay Area.  For several years she was concurrently touring with Alive! and earning her living as an electrician.  For the last twenty years she has lived in New Jersey, taking care of her elderly father and raising her young son.  During that time, she remained musically active, playing in the Atlantic City Casinos for Andrea Bocelli, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole and others.  She is the principal cellist of the Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra and has also played with other groups on cello and bass.  She has a thriving wedding music business, specializing in weddings on the beach. Susanne is currently the assistant director of the Atlantic Youth Orchestra, and her son, who graduated from Juilliard is now principal timpanist with the New York City Ballet.  She has put aside her electrical contracting and currently works as a public school teacher specializing in physics while maintaining a private cello teaching studio.
DiVincenzo's bass playing was articulate in solo and steady in its supportive role.”