Dr. Suzanne Quardt joins The Doctors of the Desert Concert after experiencing the benefits of music in her life.The Doctors of the Desert Concert benefits the Steinway Society of Riverside, which funds music education programs throughout the Coachella Valley.
At a very young age, Suzanne Quardt’s mom encouraged her to play the piano.
“The fact that my mom got me involved so early and the discipline that comes from practice and competitions taught me so many things,” says Quardt (pictured below). “Learning to read music is like learning a language and there are technical aspects of piano that are challenging. I’m good with my hands…that kind of started with piano.”
Although Quardt gave a piano concert at Carnegie Hall at age 13, she went on to become an American board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Her education, credentials, and many accolades attest to the fact that…yes, she is definitely good with her hands. Read more…
“The Doctors of the Desert Concert”, 3 p.m. Feb. 28, The Classic Club, 75200 Classic Club Blvd., Palm Desert, 760-341-4130; www.steinwayriverside.org