Story: Composers

Gillian Whitehead, 2011

Gillian Whitehead, 2011

After graduating from Auckland University, Gillian Whitehead studied in Australia and England during the 1960s. She taught in both countries before retiring in 1996 to become a freelance composer. Her compositions include works for solo, chamber, choral, orchestral and operatic forces. She is pictured at work at the piano in 2011.

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William Dart, 'Composers - New influences, 1960 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2022)

Story by William Dart, published 22 Oct 2014