Faculty Piano Mira Gill

Mira Armij Gill, of East-Indian descent and a Salt Lake City, Utah native, graduated from The Juilliard School where she completed her bachelor’s degree as one of three students of the late John Browning. While at Juilliard she also received her master’s with Yoheved Kaplinsky, was awarded two Juilliard teaching fellowships, and won the Artist's International Young Artist Piano Award resulting in her New York debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Ms. Gill’s performance with the Utah Symphony under the baton of Joseph Silverstein was hailed by the Salt Lake Tribune as “a performace with confidence and flair”. She was invited to study at the Gnessin Institute in their inaugural piano festival in Moscow, Russia and has become an active soloist and guest artist with orchestras in the United States, Europe, and Canada with performances broadcast on KSL, KBYU Radio, and QPTV and KSL television.

Ms. Gill has given concerts for an audience of dignitaries and royalty in recent seasons. She was the featured artist for the Bi-Annual Gala of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in the presence of H.R.H. Crown Prince Guillaume and H.R.H. Crown Princess Stephanie or Luxembourg. Ms. Gill contributed to the documentary “Memories of John Browning, The Lhevinne Legacy Continues” produced by Arkatov Productions. A short documentary was produced by Agricolamedia, “From Talking to Playing” explores Ms. Gill’s role as a performer and pedagogue. She appears regularly in the Make Music New York series, and was featured in recital at Terri Cultural Institute as one of Mu Phi Epsilons Distinguished Artists.

Ms. Gill is on the piano faculty at Third Street Music School Settlement in New York City, and maintains a busy private studio. She was awarded the Steinway & Sons Top Piano Teacher Award in 2021, recently served on the piano faculty of the international Austria Summer Music Festival in Austria, and is on the piano faculty of France Summer Music YXIE in Villeblevin. Centaur Records has just released her latest recording, “The Piano Works of Samuel Barber”. She will perform an all-Barber concert at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on February 25, 2024 in memory of John Browning.