Suzanne Sherrington

Susanne Sherrington

Suzanne Sherrington is a Sydney-based flautist and educator from Bellingen NSW. In 2012 she completed a Bachelor of Music with first class honours at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where she studied with Geoffrey Collins (Principal Flute, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra). Suzanne has performed with various orchestras including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Youth Orchestra, the Musician Project Orchestra, the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute and the Sydney Youth Orchestra. Suzanne is a passionate music educator, and in 2014 completed a Graduate Diploma of Education.

Since 2011, Suzanne has worked at The Arts Unit, a division of the Department of Education. Her roles at The Arts Unit include current flute tutor for several of their instrumental ensembles as well as teaching at state music camps and on interstate and international tours. In 2015 Suzanne was Tour Manager for The Arts Unit’s jazz orchestra and stage band tour to Port Macquarie.

In 2014 Suzanne was invited to be a guest conductor at the Primary Proms, conducting 300 primary school choral students at the Sydney Town Hall. Suzanne is the current flute tutor at Fort Street High School.

This year she will commence tertiary teaching, taking music history and aural perception tutorials at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Suzanne is currently completing a Doctorate of Music (Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium, where she has been studying with Emma Sholl (Associate Principal Flute, Sydney Symphony Orchestra) and Geoffrey Collins. She is the recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship.