About

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Ms. Cheong is a multi-talented musician who is a cellist, a pianist, an organist and a conductor. She believes that music should be available to everyone and offers classes from age 5-75+! 


She has also been the Principal Cellist of the North York Concert Orchestra since September 2017.  Ms. Cheong is currently continuing her studies in Doctor of Musical Arts in Cello Performance at University of Toronto, Faculty of Music with professor Shauna Rolston, award winning Canadian cellist.  Jenny has also studied with Joowon Kim, Yegor Dyachkov, Brian Manker (Principal Cellist of Montreal Symphony Orchestra), and David Hetherington (Former Assistant Principal Cellist of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and received a Juno Award nomination.) Ms. Cheong has been conducting  various vocal groups which included different age groups from age 7 to 70+ which shows her talent dealing with all ages groups. 



Past Achievements


  • Recipient of the Yo-Yo Ma Scholarship and Music Scholarship, Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. 
  • Excellent Piano Performance Award at the piano competition provided by the Korean National Music Education in Seoul, Korea, at age 10.
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at McGill University
  • M. Div.; M.T.S. in Church Music specialized in organ and choral conducting at University of Toronto, Trinity College with John Tuttle; and M Mus. in Cello Performance at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music with Shauna Rolston in 2011.
  • Pianist/organist and choir & youth Orchestra conductor in Toronto since 1998. 
  • Conducted Global Youth Leaders Youth Orchestra (gylcanada.com)
  • Organist of various churches in Ontario.  


Jenny's hobby includes skating and skiing, and she loves to watch Korean dramas.


Updated on October, 2019

Cell phone: 416  992 4027 

Email: jennythecellist@gmail.com
Website:  www.jennythecellist.com 

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My Classes

I offer private lessons separated by skill level, for piano, organ and cello. If you're unsure about which level is appropriate for you, I also offer a short, free audition/interview!