Gerald Gentry

Gerald Gentry has been a tireless promoter of contemporary music regarding the work of present-day composers as a vital and essential element in a nation's musical life.

Gerald Gentry studied music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and privately with Armstrong Gibbs, Walter Goehr and Paul van Kempen.

Beginning his career as a viola player in the 1940s, in the early 50s he was appointed a staff conductor with the BBC. Following nearly twenty years as a music consultant to the West Riding Education Department in Yorkshire, England, he migrated to Australia in 1984.

Throughout his career Gerald Gentry has been a tireless promoter of contemporary music regarding the work of present-day composers as a vital and essential element in a nation's musical life.

Gerald Gentry is currently the vice-president of the Melbourne-based Friends of Percy Grainger.

Gerald is also the Artistic Director of the Southern Cross Philhamonia Orchestra.

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Exposé

Performer: Conductor

This album spans nearly a quarter of a century of composition in the field of chamber music by Peter Tahourdin. The pieces reflect Peter's compositional metamorphosis and encompass a myriad of influences and themes, from Indian ragas to the Carmina Burana.