My lesson schedule can get pretty crowded. When I'm unable to offer a time slot to an inquiring student, I often refer them to Gabrielle Herbst, a fellow piano teacher in Brooklyn. - Andrew

Gabrielle Herbst (b. 1986) is a composer and vocalist residing in Brooklyn. She has premiered her compositions at Roulette, The Stone, Cabinet Magazine’s Exhibition Space, 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, Herbst received commissions from Roulette and the Jerome Foundation, 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. As a featured vocalist she has performed with Valgeir Sigurðsson, Zeena Parkins, Elliott Sharp, Da Capo Chamber Players, Contemporaneous, Allie Avital Tsypin at The Kitchen, and Marina Rosenfeld’s Teenage Lontano in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. She has studied composition with Joan Tower, Martin Bresnick, Marina Rosenfeld and Zeena Parkins, voice with Ilka LoMonaco and clarinet with David Krakauer. Gabrielle released her debut album under the name GABI with Software Records/Mexican Summer. She has toured Europe twice and across the US with this project. She has taught private piano, voice and composition lessons to students ages three years-adult for over five years. 

Email Gabrielle: gabrielle autumn 8 at gmail dot com