Christmas Music for Seniors

Na Mele O Suzuki, a performing violin ensemble of Suzuki Association of Hawaii, loves to do outreach concerts in the community. In this photo, they are performing at The Plaza at Mililani retirement residence with director Sheryl Shohet. The audience was very active, singing along on most of the Christmas songs. (three photos submitted; please choose the best one.)

Image by Sheryl Shohet

Sheryl Shohet

Sheryl Shohet, originally from Wisconsin, has been a first violinist with the Honolulu Symphony (now Hawaii Symphony) since 1983. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in violin performance and Music Education from Drake University, and a Master’s degree in violin performance from the Hartt School of Music. She currently has a home studio in Waipahu, Hawaii, of 60 violinists ages 3-43 who love to play. Her touring ensemble, Na Mele O Suzuki, visited Tokyo in 2006 and 2013, and took several tours to Hilo and Maui. Sheryl is an officer or board member of the Suzuki Association of Hawaii, Hawaii ASTA, and the Musicians’ Association of Hawaii, Local 677, and has been director/co-director of the Hawaii Suzuki Institute since 1985. She has taught at Suzuki institutes in Ottawa, KS; Santa Fe, NM: and Maui. Her daughter is a chemical engineer and accomplished violinist.

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