Gavin Sutherland (Composer)
Born: 1972, Chester le Street, England
Gavin Sutherland is a conductor, composer/arranger and pianist. He is currently Music Director for English National Ballet.
Born in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England, he studied conducting, piano and orchestration at University of Huddersfield and graduated with first-class honours, as well as gaining the Kruczynski Prize for Piano and the Davidson Prize for Distinction Brought to the Institution. In 2019 he was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate from the University, for distinguished services to music.
In 2019 he was nominated for the inaugural Critics' Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Creative Contribution, and won it the following year.