Gabrielle Lena Frank
b. 20th Century
The artistic temperament of Gabriela Lena Frank has found its expression in many idioms ranging from jazz to aleatorism. Currently a doctoral student in Music Composition and Theory at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, she is also active as a pianist in both the standard and contemporary repertories. She is a co-founder of several new music chamber ensemble groups, including Bread and Circuses, which as part of the conservatory curriculum at Rice University in Houston, Texas, serves to introduce students to the works of living composers.