Claudio Suzin was born in São Paulo in 1974 where he studied piano with Gilberto Tinetti at the University of São Paulo (SP-Brazil) and later with Luiz Carlos de Moura Castro at the University of Hartford, (CT-USA). He received classes with various pianists such as Vladimir Viardo, Monique Duphil, Pièrre Reach, Paulo Álvares, José Feghali, Florence Millet, Blanca Uribe and worked on Lied with Dalton Baldwin, Francisco Poyato and the Japanese soprano Misuko Shirai.
As a multidisciplinary musician, he also studied singing with Benito Maresca and Wayne Rivera, orchestral conducting with Bernie Lurry and organ with Larry Alan Smith, the latter three at the Hartt School of Music, CT. As a chamber pianist, he has worked with students from the Emerson String Quartet and the Lions Gate Trio, receiving direct classes from these prestigious groups. He has also been a pianist and singer for the Connecticut Concert Opera and as an organist, he has been the musical director of various choirs in Connecticut.
He has promoted and participated in various musical exchanges between Colombia and Brazil, Catalonia and the Caribbean, working directly with contemporary music, either as a pianist or as the director of the Ensemble de Música Nova at the same university. During his last year in Medellín, he presented a daily program on the Radio of the National University called Tempo Giusto, where he presented music with piano in its various facets.