Owner of Bristol Girl Music/BMI music publishing company, Susan Ladd houses mostly her own material which includes myriads of recorded and released material, Clio nominated commercial jingles and Country Music Hall of Fame Multi- Media presentations.
As a songwriter, Susan has had her music recorded by Country, Gospel, Pop and Big Band artists for many years. She also spent 2 years as a staff songwriter for the late Buddy Killen at famed Sony/ATV/Tree International in Nashville, Tennessee
Currently Susan continues her writing and is performing her own Orchestral arrangements with her Big Band Ballroom around the country. If your interested in hearing some of Susan's songs, drop us an email!
Susan isn’t just a talented performer. Encouraged by her family, she pursued a career in modeling. Because of Susan’s striking beauty, she soon caught the eye of several top modeling agencies. She initially joined The Jay Talent Agency in Dayton, OH, but she eventually found a permanent home with the renowned Mary Crosby Talent in San Diego, CA.
Susan enjoyed a string of successful campaigns for Doritos, Pepsi Cola, designer Dolph Vanderhorst, Spotland, Coca Cola, and many others. After deciding music was where her heart was, she ultimately decided to pursue her first love.
As a Professional Make-Up artist working under the direction of reknowned make-up guru Norma Gerson, Susan has worked for many television production companies and stations: HBO, Flying Productions-London, DNA Productions-LA, Filmhouse Broadcast Media Services, WSM Channel 4, WKDF, Easter Seals, United Methodist Church, American Airlines, Nashville International Airport, Image Makers Productions, Grand Ole Opry and the Jim Owens Studios to name just a few.
Susan also worked her make-up magic for a host of stars like; Twyla Tharp, EmmyLou Harris, Trisha Yearwood, Kathy Mattea, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Rocko The Clown, Freckin Brothers, Lyle Lovett, Dionne Warwick, Buddy Killen, Tracey Bird, Lorrie Morgan, Mark Collie, Ricky Van Shelton, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Hank Williams Jr, Kris Kristofferson, Kitty Wells, Rod Steiger, Johnny Cash & Jim Varney