Gabrielle Gaudreault is a conductor, pedagogue and collaborative pianist. Passionate about contemporary music, collaborating with composers, and innovative concert programming, she currently sings and conducts with Artifice Ensemble, a new-music choir based in Washington D.C. She recently served as the assistant conductor to Kent Nagano at the Staatsoper Hamburg. In Spring 2020, Gabrielle completed her Doctorate in Choral Conducting at McGill University, where her research thesis focused on the analysis of late-20th-century choral works by Québécois composers. She also holds a double Masters Degree in Music Theory and Choral Conducting from Indiana University, where she also worked as Associate Instructor of Aural Skills. Gabrielle is an experienced pedagogue in choral music, piano, ear training and music theory. She has taught privately and in schools, from elementary to college levels. Gabrielle is the co-founder of CG Music Academy, where she teaches private piano and voice lessons. She has previously served as Artistic Director of the South Shore Children’s Chorus and The Carousellers community choir, Co-Director of McGill’s University Chorus, and frequent Guest Conductor of the Saint-Saint-Lambert Choral Society and Les Muses Chorale in Montreal. Gabrielle previously earned a bachelor’s of music in piano and has worked as a collaborative pianist for the past 15 years, playing for a wide range of performers and ensembles, including vocal and instrumental solo recitals, professional opera companies, and many choral organizations.