Gill Civil


Gill Civil (aka Gillian Dolinski), a New Zealand composer/pianist now living in BC specializes in writing music for dance. Her experience as a musician is diverse, ranging from accompanying ballet classes for companies and schools in Australia, Canada and Brazil to touring as keyboardist for the rock band Crowded House. Gill is a prolific composer of solo piano music. Her original selections can be found on the 'Dancing Keys 1,2 & 3' CDs. Recent releases include the 'BPM – Ballet Pop Music 1,2 & 3' CDs. They feature covers of pop songs and movie soundtracks especially arranged to suit ballet classes. All this music can be heard on her website pianomusicforballet.com During the pandemic, Gill worked with soloists from the Ballet Capitole Toulouse to accompany their 'Ballet Barre Training' on their YouTube channel. She also composed the music for a New Zealand feature film called 'The Man on the Island’.