The enduring legacy of Christine Whitworth Roach
This year brought the sad news of the passing of Christine Whitworth Roach, a treasured member of The Australian National University (ANU) donor community whose generosity and commitment to classical music education has touched the lives of many aspiring musicians at the University.
- PROFESSOR KIM CUNIO, HEAD OF THE ANU SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Christine's contributions to the School - including the Whitworth Roach Classical Music Competition, the Whitworth Roach Scholarship, and support of the ANU Orchestra - have provided vital resources for students to excel in their music careers.
Through her involvement with the ANU Springbank Circle, Christine was actively engaged with the University and its community, attending events and activities, and building relationships with students, faculty and staff.
The passing of Christine Whitworth Roach is a great loss. The ANU community can take comfort in the fact that Christine's legacy will endure, and her impact will continue to be felt for years to come.
- PROFESSOR CUNIO
This story is featured in the 2022 Report to Donors