Raechel Suh is passionate about music pedagogy and enjoys teaching in her own expanding studio. She has held teaching positions at the Queensland Academy of Maths, Science, & Technology as cello tutor and chamber orchestra director. Raechel has also been invited to tutor at the Ascott Music Camp and Northside Honours Music Camp. Raechel holds a BA in Cello Performance from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University where she studied with esteemed cellist and pedagogue, Dr. Meta Weiss. She has garnered top prizes in competitions was including First Prize in the 2017 Queensland Conservatorium Piatti Prize, Most Promising String Player and Finalist in the 2018 Australian Concerto & Vocal Competitiona, and semi-finalist in the 2017 Gisborne International Music Competition. Her sound has been described by esteemed cellist, Meta Weiss as “rich and focused” and her interpretations “innately musical”. In July she made her concerto debut, performing Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 with the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Peter Luff.
Raechel Suh is a member of prize-winning ensembles Hazelwood String Quartet and the Asha-Mae Piano Trio. She has also performed as the principal cellist of the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Australian Youth Orchestra National Music Camp and Young Symphonists, and MOST Music Camp (2013). In 2016, she was selected to go on tour with The Australian Youth Orchestra where they performed in prestigious venous across the world including The Concertgebouw, The Sydney Opera House, and The Beijing National Centre for Performing Arts. Raechel was selected as a fellow for the 2018 Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Fellowships.