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Give Me Excess of it free pdf Richard Gill is one of Australia's best-known - and best-loved - musical figures. His career has taken him from a music teacher in Sydney's western suburbs to the Music Director of the Victorian Opera, and along the way an involvement with almost every major opera company and orchestra in Australia. To the general public, he's still perhaps best-known for his role in the ABC's Operatunity Oz, and his appearances on Spicks and Specks. What truly marks Richard out is his passion and enthusiasm for spreading the joy and benefits of music. He is our greatest musical educator, and his life's work - alongside his other roles - has been pushing the role of music in our education system, as well as the education of those who've gone on to choose music as vocation. He brings music alive, and his knowledge and joy in his subject is as brilliantly effective on a class of primary school students as it is to the cast of a major opera. Give Me Excess of It is Richard's memoir, tracing his life from school days to the heights (and lows) of conducting and directing an opera company. It's warm, extremely funny, highly opinionated, occasionally rude (where warranted) and always sublimely full of the love of music.

About Richard Gill

Richard Gill is an internationally respected music educator and conductor. He was Founding Dean of the West Australian Conservatorium of Music, has been Director of Chorus and conductor for Opera Australia, has been Artistic Director of OzOpera, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and the Adviser for the Musica Viva in Schools program. He has conducted all the Symphony Australia Network Orchestras and was the Founding Music Director of Victorian Opera.He is currently Conductor Emeritus of Victorian Opera, Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony Education Program, a position he has held for over twenty years, and Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony Sinfonia, a special mentoring orchestra he co-founded in 1996. He has been awared two Honorary Doctorates and an OAM for services to music.

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Author : Richard Gill
Publisher : Macmillan Australia
Data Published : 01 November 2012
ISBN : 1742611613
EAN : 9781742611617
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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