Thank you for considering pianist Gillian Berkowitz for your event.
An elegant jazz and classical pianist for any special occasion. Gillian Berkowitz is a Broadway Music Director and pianist who has performed in over 30 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, and is Associate Conductor of Off-Broadway's Avenue Q.
Also has her MA in Jazz Performance and Composition.
Gillian provides beautiful music with an exquisite ambiance for any occasion. Whether you are seeking Standards from Ella and Frank to Michael Buble' and Harry Connick Jr, Brazilian Standards, Broadway Favorites, or Contemporary Hits from yesterday and today, she tailors the event seamlessly.
Options include jazz/classical duo and trio. Violin/Piano. Violin/Piano./Bass- up to full band and vocalist. Photo/video services are also available for proposals.
Gillian Berkowitz and her musicians transform from a classical solo pianist or chamber group for your elegant ceremony or upscale affair,
to solo jazz piano or jazz trio- lending the perfect flair for your cocktail hour, party or event.
Solo piano, violin and Duo/Trio instrumentation also provided per your request.
All of our musicians have played with symphony orchestras, in concert halls, on Broadway, in solo and chamber concerts, and with notables from the classical, Broadway, and jazz community worldwide. Our vast repertoire includes:
AMERICAN SONGBOOK, CHAMBER AND CLASSICAL SELECTIONS, POP/TOP 40 AND BRAZILIAN STANDARDS.
We perform events such as private and corporate affairs, ceremonies and cocktail hours, parties, concerts, club dates, and private house concerts. Gillian and her musicians provides an elegant ambience beautifully tailored for any affair and will work with you to provide the perfect flair for your event.
Gillian Berkowitz (Piano/Keyboard/Vocals)
An in demand musician, Gillian Berkowitz has performed piano, keyboard, accordion, organ and vocals in over 30 Broadway and Off Broadway shows. She is currently performing in A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Summer, Wicked, as well as serving as Associate Conductor in Avenue Q. Gillian has worked with such notables as Jason Alexander, Eartha Kitt, Vincent Piazza, Ann Hampton Callaway, and Daniel Radcliffe. She has been featured as both a soloist and collaborator playing jazz, pop, classical, contemporary and theatre music in venues across New York City, including 54 Below, Lincoln Center, Green Room 42, Birdland, Merkin Hall, City Winery, Le Poisson Rouge and both the Consulate General of Hungary and the Australian Consulate. She composes and performs with the Sheba Ensemble, promoting Jewish music with a unique contemporary twist and is a pianist for many corporate music agencies. Most recently Gillian was on faculty in Italy's Music Academy International: Trentino Music Festival Per Mezzano Romantica.
Her two trios: City Swing Trio and Whitetail Trio perform for corporate and private events across New York and New England.
Gillian is also an adjunct faculty member at Pace University. Past shows include the World Premier of Bill Russell and Janet Hood's new musical Unexpected Joy and Vanishing Point, The Musical, Cabot Cove album release, and Off Broadway's A Taste of Things to Come at the York Theatre in NYC.
Ithaca College: BM Classical Performance/Education
NYU: MA Jazz Performance and Composition