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Gabriella Hirsch

Gabriella Hirsch

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Gabriella is a composer, lyricist, pianist, and music director. Newly based in Los Angeles, Gabriella completed her Masters in Music Composition: Screen-Scoring at NYU and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Miami.

    A lifelong classical musician, Gabriella's work also draws upon her six years spent in the Chicago theater and comedy world (The Second City, iO Chicago). During that time, she co-wrote and produced the award-winning "Lucky: A Musical" (Best Lyrics, Most Promising, Cast Having the Most Fun at the 2019 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival). Other stage works include "She's Loud and He's Quiet" (The Elysian), "Grown Up Orphan Annie" (Edinburgh and Hollywood Fringe Festivals), and a large ensemble number in "Girlhood: A Musical" licensed through Stage Rights.

    Some of her recent film highlights include "Dear Yeda" (Lisboa Indie Film Festival, El Encuentro: The Latino Film Experience, All the Moves International Film Festival, etc), "Sprout" (Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation, and Technology, Animaze Montreal International Animation Film Festival), and "Jalopy" (Garden Route International Film Festival, Best Student Film at Denali Film Festival). Coming up on the horizon "Fern" (Mary Tilden and Katherine Bourne-Taylor), "Bits" (Lucy Porter, Sarah Thurman), and projects from the Columbia University film department.

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • TV/Film
    • Community Theatre
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree

    Regions

    • LA/Southern California

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Assistant
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Orchestrator
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
    • Music Copyist
    • Music Transcriber
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    Primary Instruments

    • Piano

    Additional Instruments

    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Guitar - electric
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Voice

    Software

    • Logic
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Film Scoring
    • Arts Administration
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • ASCAP