Australia Council for the Arts acknowledges the passing of significant
Australian music educator and conductor Richard Gill AO, recognising his
lifetime of achievement, his contribution to
music and his significant contribution to the lives
of so many Australians who benefited from his talent, his passion and his
advocacy for music education for all children.
Mr Gill was a highly respected conductor,
who nurtured the careers of hundreds of
musicians across Australia. He was honored with numerous awards, including the Australia
Council’s Don Banks Music Award in 2006.
We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Read more
about Richard’s extraordinary career.