Gil Abbott

Staff Profile: Gil Abbott







Gil Abbott
Faith Lutheran School
Instrumental Music Educator

Education: BM – Millikin University; Colloquy – Concordia University, River Forest (Chicago)

Describe your responsibilities at Faith Lutheran School: G2 & G3 Keyboard; G4 Recorder;
G5 Explorer Band; G6 – G12 Concert Band; G7&8 Handbell Ensemble; G7 – G12 String Ensemble

What do you like best about your job at Faith Lutheran School? My time with the students – their excitement about and discovering what they are capable of doing in life, learning, and witnessing their faith.

What do you think makes Faith Lutheran School a unique and special experience for students and parents? The daily worship, devotions, and prayer. Living out and applying our faith through the subjects presented through the teaching/learning process.

What kind of hobbies or special activities do you enjoy outside of work?
Personal fitness, pets, and playing in the yard/garden

What was your favorite childhood book?
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss

Is there anything else you would like to add to your bio? I am grateful for the kindness, generosity, and encouragement that the FLS community has shown me by allowing me to partner in the education and faith formation of the students and their families through Heart Song Music Service.