Award-winning oboist, producer & composer, Darci Gamerl is “a musician of great sensitivity and dynamic stage presence”. A visionary and entrepreneur, Ms. Gamerl is redefining the career of the modern classical musician.
Ms. Gamerl is a frequent guest artist throughout the USA & Canada. Her appearances include performances for the American Guild of Organists, the Bach Festival, Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, Heartland Orchestra & the Northern Orchestra. Ms. Gamerl has premiered Nishmat Tzedek by Jonathan Leshnoff with Temple Israel in Omaha, Nebraska. Other premieres as a featured soloist include work by Kelly Hale, Dr. James Lee III (premiere slated for early 2024). Orchestral appointments include positions with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, the Sioux City Symphony, Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra, and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Gamerl also performs with national touring opera and broadway productions.
An award-winning composer & chamber musician, Ms. Gamerl composes, arranges and performs with the Bel Canto Duo with her partner, Grammy nominated cellist, David Downing. As members of Nebraska Arts Council Touring Artist Roster, the duo performs across the country, recently presenting a recital & lecture at the International Double Reed Society Conference in Boulder, CO. The ensemble has also been nominated as Best New Artist at the 17th Annual Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards.
In addition to an active performing career, Ms. Gamerl continues to maintain a highly successful private studio with former students winning jobs with major orchestras across the country. Her former positions include the University of South Dakota Vermillion, Creighton University & several others.