B i o g r a p h y
Oboist Darci Gamerl, “a musician of great sensitivity and dynamic stage presence” - is a visionary and entrepreneur, redefining the career of the modern musician.
Ms. Gamerl performs with orchestras throughout the Midwest and Canada. Her tenured positions include Assistant Principal/2nd Oboe with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, solo English horn with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. She performs regularly as a soloist with the Omaha Chamber Music Society, Temple Israel, Sing Omaha, the Vesper Concert Series, Music St. Croix (Stillwate, MN), the Archdiocese of Omaha, Temple Israel, and the Heartland Philharmonic.
A versatile musician, Ms. Gamerl performs for national touring opera and broadway productions such as: Moise et Pharaon, La Boheme, Turandot, La cambiale di matrimonio, Il Trovatore, Carmen, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, Wicked, Big Fish, Little Women, Beauty and the Beast, The Sound of Music, The King and I, Fiddler on the Roof, The Secret Garden, and Aladdin.
As part of her commitment to young artists, Ms. Gamerl performed the Music of Menkin, and We Tell the Story: A Celebration of the works of Ahrens & Flaherty for the International Thespian Conference in Lincoln, NE.
Ms. Gamerl has also performed with major acts such as Johnny Mathis, Mannheim Steamroller, Weird Al Yankovic, Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith, and a number of other national musical acts.
A passionate educator, Ms. Gamerl serves as artist faculty at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Creighton University and College of St. Mary. In addition to an active performing career, she continues to maintain a highly successful private studio with former students winning jobs with Chicago Symphony, South Bend Symphony, the Fayetteville Symphony, Chicago Civic Orchestra, and US National Guard Band. Formerly, Ms. Gamerl has held adjunct positions at the USD-Vermillion, Dordt and Northwestern Colleges.
Ms. Gamerl's other creative pursuits include broadcasting as on-air talent at Classical 90.7 KVNO, voice talent, composer, music producer, web site designer and social media coordinator.
Recently, Ms. Gamerl presented a recital and masterclass at the University of Arkansas. Ms. Gamerl's speaking engagements include music entrepreneurship, master classes on music business, performance, healing modalities in music, and the essential elements for a successful career the arts.