About Susan Lincoln
Susan Lincoln is a classically trained musician and former opera singer whose passions and studies have led her into the healing arts. She is also a beloved and inspiring teacher who sings the music of 12th century abbess and mystic Hildegard of Bingen every day of her life.
She is founder of Hilde Girls, innovative circles of women who use the teachings and songs of Hildegard to strengthen and enrich their spiritual lives.
Susan has led groups in voice and creative expression for more than 25 years. Her eclectic journey through opera, sound and energy healing, creative movement, and mystical chant provides a rich soil for spiritual exploration.
Susan’s relationship with Hildegard of Bingen began in 1981 and exploded in 1999 when she first sang Hildegard’s songs in the chapel of The Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard. Remembering the experience, Susan says, “It was as if Hildegard herself came into my heart and voice. I was trembling, my knees were buckling, and I had the experience of being sung.”
Soon afterwards, Susan returned to the U.S. and began sharing her newly discovered passion with other women. She continues to share the music and wisdom Hildegard of Bingen through ongoing classes in Austin, Texas, and has led numerous classes and retreats throughout the U.S. and Europe. Susan’s passionate curiosity, exuberant spirit, compassionate heart, and beautiful voice and make experiences with her irresistible.