The 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.