Our Talented Accompanist


Zenith Chae accepted the role of accompanist for the choir and commenced when rehearsal started in January 2019 and has quickly become part of this band of choristers being “thrown into the deep end” shortly after she joined by taking part in our “Tasmanian Encore Tour” in late March.

Zenith moved to Australia, from New Zealand, in 2009 and studied medical science at the University of Sydney. Such is her love of music, that she decided to continue her musical training and professional development in parallel with her other university studies. After much hard work she qualified with a Dip ABRSM (with Distinction in piano), an AMusA (with Distinction in cello), and LMusA (with distinction in cello).

She is much in demand, in Sydney as a piano teacher and accompanist, mostly to instrumental soloists and ensembles. While still in New Zealand she accompanied and directed choral groups and has chosen to pursue a career as repetiteur and accompanist.  She was appointed accompanist to the Sydney Male Choir in late 2018 and has rapidly started to developed a rapport with musical director Keiren Brandt-Sawdy and the choristers.   

Gary Withyman