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 a modern musician. Ms. Gamerl has performed with orchestras throughout the Midwest and Canada. Her tenured positions include Assistant Principal/2nd Oboe with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, and solo English horn with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed as a soloist with the Omaha Chamber Music Society, Sing Omaha, the Vesper Concert Series, Music St. Croix, the Archdiocese of Omaha, Temple Israel, and the Heartland Philharmonic.
Gamerl can also be found in the pit of various opera and broadway productions: Moise et Pharaon, La Boheme, Turandot, La cambiale di matrimonio, Il Trovatore, Carmen, 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.
She is a passionate educator and music education advocate - serving as artist faculty at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Creighton University and College of St. Mary. She also has a highly successful private studio with former students winning jobs with Chicago Symphony, South Bend Symphony, the Fayetteville Symphony, and Chicago Civic Orchestra. Formerly, Ms. Gamerl held adjunct positions at the University of South Dakota-Vermillion & Dordt and Northwestern Colleges.
Ms. Gamerl freelances as an oboist, composer, music producer, web site designer and social media coordinator. She also presents lecture recitals and master classes on music performance, healing modalities in music, and the essential elements for a successful career the arts.