Emeritus Professor of Music
BMus (Cantab)
Born in Scotland, Professor Gwilt studies music at the University of Cambridge. After graduation he worked as a professional pianist and viola player in the United Kingdom alongside teaching, composing and conducting commitments. Professor Gwilt joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1970 and has been an active part of Hong Kong's music scene ever since. In 1992, Professor Gwilt was awarded an MBE for services to music and the arts in Hong Kong. He was awarded a Honoary Fellowship of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1996 and the title of Emeritus Professor of Music by The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998.

Recently, a series of interviews with Prof. Gwilt was conducted under the HKADC's Oral History and Archive Proejct, which can be found here: https://artsoralhistory.hk/en/interviewee-details/ckURL4QLk_I/interview-video/FfvgFWxvUd4