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Gabrielle Herbst

Brooklyn, NY      

Gabrielle Herbst resides in Brooklyn. She studied composition and voice at Bard College. As a featured vocalist she has performed with Zeena Parkins, Elliott Sharp, Da Capo Chamber Players, Contemporaneous, Beyond the Mind in the 2009 Russian American Cultural Center Gala at the Ana Tzarev Gallery, The Green Death at Saint Mark’s Church, Allie Tsypin’s Low Culture Symphony at the former convent of St. Cecilia’s Parish, Brooklyn, at La MaMa E.T.C, “Oh, you mean cellophane and all that crap” at the Calder Foundation, and Marina Rosenfeld’s Teenage Lontano in the Whitney Biennial.

She has premiered her compositions at Roulette Intermedium, The Stone, Cabinet Magazine’s Exhibition Space, Club Helsinki, Issue Project Room and HERE Arts Center. Recipient of the 2011 Artist Residency at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center in partnership with New York Theater Workshop, she received commissions from the new music ensemble Contemporaneous and Experiments in Opera at Issue Project Room. She is a 2012 Con Edison Composer-in-Residence through Exploring the Metropolis, Inc. as well as a 2013 Composer in Residence at Atlantic Center for the Arts under Martin Bresnick. She received a 2013-14 commission from the Jerome Foundation in cooperation with Roulette Intermedium. Her band project was recently signed to Software Records/Mexican Summer. 

She has studied composition with Joan Tower, Martin Bresnick, Marina Rosenfeld and Zeena Parkins, voice with Ilka LoMonaco and clarinet with David Krakauer.