The launch of the Richard Gill Chamber Orchestra with Kate Morgan (Conductor) Maureen and Claire Gill (wife and daughter of Richard). Image courtesy of Limelight.

Sydney Youth Orchestras will rename one of its youth orchestras, its Stage 4 Strings ensemble, the Richard Gill Chamber Orchestra, after the beloved conductor and educator who was Chief Conductor at SYO from 1977 to 1982.

It describes the orchestra as sitting “at the heart of the SYO Orchestral Training Framework, where it functions as the pinnacle of ten young string only orchestras and the beginning of four full symphony orchestras including The Sydney Youth Orchestra. In essence, the orchestra is where young musicians have their first full orchestral experience”.

Read the full article through Limelight Magazine HERE