Michael Askill

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Michael Askill
Associated actsSynergy Percussion

Michael Askill is an Australian percussionist. He is a founding member of Synergy Percussion and Southern Crossings. He has been a principal with the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.[1]

Along with Nigel Westlake he was nominated for the 1991 ARIA Award for Best Original Soundtrack, Cast or Show Album for Road to Xanadu - The Genius That Was China.


  • Australian Percussion (1988) - Great Island records
  • Australian Percussion Music, Vol. 1 (1988) - Southern Cross Records
  • Fata Morgana with Omar Faruk Tekbilek (1991) - Celestial Harmonies
  • Salome (1998) - Black Sun[2]
  • Invisible Forces (2009) - Black Sun


  1. ^ Harris, Craig, "Artist Biography by Craig Harris", allmusic
  2. ^ Patterson, John W., "AllMusic Review by John W. Patterson", allmusic