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Gail Xiao Jie Tay

Gail Xiao Jie Tay

She/Her

Gail Xiao Jie Tay

She/Her

Biography

Gail is a musical director, arranger, and teacher. Born and raised in Singapore, she worked as an MD and teacher, and was part of the academic staff at LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore, before moving to the UK in 2022.

Currently residing in London, Gail holds a Masters in Musical Direction from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Piano from LASALLE College of the Arts.

As a teacher, Gail has held tutor positions at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Performers College, and ArtsEd. She also teaches piano at Croydon High School, and runs her own private piano studio.

Her most recent credits include 9 - 5 (Keys 2 Emil Dale Academy); Edges (MD - Edinburgh Fringe); Big Fish (Keys 2 - Edinburgh Fringe); Children of Eden (Assistant MD/Keys 2 - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Into the Woods (Workshop) (MD - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Little Women (MD - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Tissue Aunty the Musical (MD - Singapore Musical Theatre Fringe Fest); It’s Just Trauma (MD -Singapore Musical Theatre Fringe Fest).

Professional Experience

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

Regions

  • London/United Kingdom
  • Other Countries

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Audition Pianist
  • Classroom Music Teacher
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Rehearsal Pianist

Primary Instruments

  • Piano

Additional Instruments

  • Guitar - acoustic

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools
  • Sibelius
  • QLab

Additional Skills

  • Arts Administration