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Discovering the Cello

Tuesday 20 September, 2022
Apollo Room, Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Phillip, 2pm / 5.30pm

In 2022, the CSO continues its leading Rediscovering Music program for people with hearing loss, in partnership with Better Hearing Australia Canberra.

Kristen Sutcliffe Curator / Presenter
Emma Rayner Cello


This is a free event, though registrations are essential.
To register for your free ticket, click Buy Tickets or call CSO Direct on 02 6262 6772 (weekdays 10am – 3pm).

Kristen Sutcliffe holding a bassoon

Curated and presented by CSO bassoonist Kristen Sutcliffe, a practising audiologist, Rediscovering Music guides participants in active listening practice and provides a supportive community for rehabilitation.

Each session explores the range and timbre of a particular instrument, with a focus on learning to enjoy music with hearing aids and Cochlear implants.

The 5.30pm session will be live captioned by Polly Templeton.

Supported by Better Hearing Australia Canberra
CSO community engagement is supported by the ACT Government


Better Hearing Australia Canberra logo

ACT Government logo



The CSO is working closely with Aspen Medical and our venues to deliver COVID-safe events in line with ACT Government requirements. Masks must be worn at all times indoors (unless a valid exemption applies) and all attendees must check in using the Check In CBR app. If you do not have a smartphone, notify a staff member who will check in on your behalf.

If you are unwell or should be in isolation or quarantine, do not attend CSO events.

COVID-safe measures:

  • Regular review of COVID-safe policies and practices
  • Venue density limits
  • Masks required at all times indoors unless an exemption applies
  • Managing audience entry and exit to minimise crowding
  • Contactless ticket checking
  • Cleaning protocols and hand sanitiser
  • Use of Check in CBR QR codes

We encourage all patrons to stay informed and follow ACT Health guidance.