RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
The New Zealand born composer, organist and broadcaster Avril Ngaire Poisson was born on the first day of April in 1936. She studied in Christchurch and then in Paris with Nadia Boulanger. Formerly organist of Waiteata Cathedral, Ms Poisson now lives in the Dutch colonies. For further information, read our 1999 feature.