“'Sarah Gibson's piece employs beautiful textures... it's a work that makes you want to hear a second performance.”

– earrelevant, melinda bargreen

Sarah Gibson is a Los Angeles based composer and pianist whose works draw on her breadth of experience as a collaborative performer. Her compositions reflect her deep interest in the creative process across various artistic mediums—especially from the female perspective. She has received commissions from the League of American Orchestras and the Toulmin Foundation, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Summer Music Festival & School, Grossman Ensemble, and Seattle Symphony, among others.

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Sarah Gibson - 2022 Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Orchestral Commission Recipient
May 26, 2022

Sarah Gibson - 2022 Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Orchestral Commission Recipient

This commission for a new orchestra piece will be premiered by Sarasota Orchestra March 31, April 1-2, 2023.

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– The San Francisco Classical Voice

Upcoming Performances

December 9, 2022
7:30 PM
Rochester, NY

Ossia

Kilbourn Hall @ the Eastman School of Music

OSSIA takes its name from the score marking that indicates a musical alternative. This ensemble provides alternatives for the performance of new music at the Eastman School of Music, throughout the Rochester area and beyond.

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January 24, 2023
8:00PM
Los Angeles, CA

Exploded Keyboards

Zipper Concert Hall

HOCKET explores the virtuosity of two prepared pianos with a wide variety of materials including coins, screws, nuts & bolts, and more in John Cage’s seminal work, Three Dances for two prepared pianos. Alongside this groundbreaking work, HOCKET will be premiering companion pieces by Sarah Gibson for the same instrumentation and Peter S. Shin for two prepared pianos and electronics as well as works by Yoko Ono and others.

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March 25, 2023
Time TBA
Los Angeles, CA

HOCKET/Rountree

venue TBA

A feature of two LA performer / composers Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff (HOCKET), and the world premiere of a two piano concerto by Wild Up founder, Christopher Rountree.

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