Roger Gock, is a year 7 student from Marist College at Eastwood. He is a young leader cellist of the Sydney Hills Youth Orchestra and has participated in various concerts over the years, accumulating experience in orchestral performance and musical talent.

Roger is a very musically gifted young musician, he started to play the cello when he was 5 and came to Dr. Koo a year later. He is interested in playing the Cello, Double Bass, and Piano as well. Roger has now been with Dr. Koo for 8 years and has completed his AMEB Cello Certificate of performance exam (CMus) this year.

Roger will be performing a solo in our CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2022. The piece “Bruch’s Kol Nidrei” is a beautiful piece of romance music and “Kol Nidrei” means “All Vows”, composed for the Cello and Orchestra written by Max Bruch.

Roger received the Dr Koo Music Scholarship 2022 of $500 for his achievements and contributions to the Hills community in participating in the SYS orchestra activities.

The Dr Koo Music Scholarship 2020 is proudly sponsored by the Hills Shire Council.