Award Winner Profiles

Timothy Sexton (B Mus 1981, B Mus Hons 1985, Grad Dip Ed 1988)

Currently Head of the State Opera of South Australia, Timothy is one of Australia’s foremost musicians and innovative artistic directors. His varied career has encompassed public speaking, conducting and performing, radio broadcasting for the ABC and music composition – notably for children’s theatre and vocal works.

His contribution to music in this State was recognised in 2008 with the Premier’s Ruby Award for Sustained Contribution to the Arts by an Individual, and in 2009 he won the SA Great South Australian of the Year – Arts Category.

Timothy Sexton is a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient in recognition of his achievements and contribution in the field of opera and musical theatre direction, production and composition.

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