Cheryl has come to Barbershop singing from a Classical background. Having obtained Grade 5 Singing through the Royal School of Music, she sang as a soloist at many events including weddings and funerals. After completing a Teachers Diploma through the Modern School of Music, Cheryl taught piano, guitar and music theory for a number of years at South Auckland Primary and Secondary School, as well as directing school choirs. In 1999 Cheryl found barbershop singing and fell in love with the beautiful harmonies. She has had several roles in the Chorus including Lead Section Leader, Assistant Director, Co-Director, and in August 2022 became sole Director of the Chorus.