Aaron Copland School of Music Faculty

Gili Sharett

Gili Sharett Fields of study:
Bassoon Performance

Degrees and studies:
MM, SUNY Stony Brook
DMA, SUNY Stony Brook

Biographical Information:
Bassoonist Gili Sharett performs with the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, American Symphony, New York City Opera Orchestra and on Broadway. She played her Carnegie Hall solo recital debut in 2004. She also recently gave a recital at the International Double Reed Society in New York. Her numerous festival appearances include the Verbier Music Festival and the Bard Summer Music Festival.

Ms. Sharett has recorded Mozart's piano Concerti 22 & 24 with pianist David Greilsammer and Suedama Ensemble for Naïve, The Light in the Piazza for Nonesuch (Grammy nomination), and Water with the Rafi Malkiel Ensemble for Tzadik. She appeared as a soloist on WQXR for the McGraw Hill Young Artists Showcase. As an active educator Gili has played for the New York Philharmonic Education series, Young Audiences of New York and Connecticut, Midori and Friends and the 92 Street Y.

She completed a B.A. at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv. She completed a M.M. and a D.M.A. at the state University of New York at Stony Brook.

Ms. Sharett has been currently on the faculty of Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College since 2010, The Bloomingdale School of Music and Point CounterPoint in Vermont. She is a recipient of the American-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship. For her upcoming debut solo CD Gili has commissioned works by Sheila Silver, Peter Winkler and Noam Sivan.

She studied with Mordechai Rechtman, Kim Laskowski, Dennis Godburn and Arlen Fast.












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