What is the Cello Choir?

An orchestra made up exclusively of cellos, offering the opportunity to learn ensemble works and foster musical experience through social setting.  

Open to members of the Suzuki Association. Join/renew membership here


Thank you parents for your input at the parents session (more like chat over cuppa) during 2018 semester 2.  
As a result, we will re-introduce Takao's studio Group Lessons in 2019, (date is to be confirmed but one is being planned on Sunday in March). Parent Talks & forums and will inform you of professional concerts by Suzuki graduates.  The first one was Shostakovich Cello Concerto with SUSO!  Thankyou to those who came.   

2019 Semester 1 Dates 

The Venue-  PCYC in Waitara 

                       https://www.pcycnsw.org.au/hornsby-ku-ring-gai/locations/waitara/       ←  (Address is Park Ln BUT carpark entry is from Park Ave)

All sessions are on Sundays. 

Time is 2pm for Musicianship, 3pm for Cello Choir.  *No time change* 

------ Term 1 ------

1. February 10 at PCYC  Waitara (Free Undercover Carpark entry from Park Avenue, Waitara)

2. February 24 at PCYC   Waitara (Free Undercover Carpark entry from Park Avenue, Waitara)

3. March 10 at Suzuki Office in Thornleigh  (due to Suzuki Students Recital run by tutors at the Office)

4. March 24 at PCYC   Waitara (Combined Group Lesson in the morning at Abbotsleigh)

5. Apr 7th at PCYC Waitara (Free Undercover Carpark entry from Park Avenue, Waitara)


 March 31 is now changed to Apr 7th                   

------ Term 2 --------

6. May 12 at PCYC 

7. May 19 at PCYC 

8. June 2 at PCYC   (proposed Combined Group Lesson at Abbotsleigh in the morning 

                                              - see the Event page. Click the drop down under Event above) 

9. June 16 Concert  Barker College (Time TBA - afternoon concert) 

Mid Year Concert - 
Sunday 16th June at Barker College Recital Hall

 Time TBA ( at this stage, we know it's 11am rehearsal and 4pm finish)

2019 Fees 
$180  Musicianship only (bring your cello, pencil and eraser)
$180  Junior Choir
$310  Senior Choir
* Additional family member discount $15 
* Discount $10 if you do both musicianship and cello choir

All sessions now have the same time.  
2.00 - 2.45pm (Musicianship class)
                 Beginner --- Book 1 to 3
                 Intermediate ---Book 4 and 5 
                 Advanced ---- Book 6 and above

3.00 - 4.00pm Junior Choir
3.00 - 5.00pm Intermediate / Advanced Choir

End of Year Concert - 
Sunday 8th December at Abbotsleigh Peter Duly Concert Hall

 Time TBA (At this stage, we know we need to vacate by 5pm, so we are thinking of 
morning rehearsal & afternoon concert)

Keep checking this page for concert time updates!

2019 Second Semester expression of interest taken now from below

Please scroll down for enrolment form 

Cello Choir enrolment

As I enrol my child(ren), I agree to the following:

Payment will be by

Jingle Bell Rock 

(composed by J. Beal, J. Boothe & J.R.Boothe 1957)

2016 end of year concert of Suzuki Cello Institute 

Sun 4th December 2016

Assembly Hall, Abbotsleigh Senior School 

Junior Cello Choir performance

2016 end of year concert of Suzuki Cello Institute 

Sun 4th December 2016

Assembly Hall, Abbotsleigh Senior School 


Suzuki Cello Choir Concert

Sun 29th November 2015, Leslie Hall, Barker College

Gute Nacht by J.S.Bach, Kick Start by J.Nottle 

Kickstart play score.mp3

The Cello Choir Concert

June 14 (Sun) 2015, Thornleigh Community Centre 


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