Gillian Berkowitz is also a Broadway Music Director and pianist who has performed in over 40 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows including Jersey Boys, School of Rock, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Lehman Trilogy, Avenue Q. Whether you are seeking American Songbook Standards from Ella and Frank, Michael Buble' and Harry Connick Jr, Brazilian Standards, Broadway favorites, or contemporary pop hits from yesterday and today, she tailors the event seamlessly.
Options include trio/duo instrumentation. Piano/Cello/Violin/Guitar/Upright or Electric Bass. If there is no piano, I can provide a professional portable keyboard with amplification which can be placed anywhere regardlesss of outlet.
GILLIAN BERKOWITZ/PIANIST Gillian Berkowitz is the Pianist in The Lehman Trilogy Broadway. She has performed piano, keyboard, accordion, and vocals in over 40 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Selected previous work includes Jersey Boys, Head Over Heels, Wicked, School of Rock, Mamma Mia!, Billy Elliot, and A Bronx Tale.
She was previously on Broadway in To Kill a Mockingbird, and served as Associate Conductor of Avenue Q. Gillian Berkowitz has been featured as both a soloist and collaborator playing jazz, pop, classical, Latin, and theatre music in venues across New York City including 54 Below, Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Green Room 42, Town Hall, ,Birdland, Merkin Hall, City Winery, Le Poisson Rouge and both the Consulate General of Hungary and the Australian Consulate.
She composes and performs with the Sheba Ensemble (shebaensemble.com) and is a pianist for Scarlett Entertainment and Honeydew Artists. Gillian Berkowitz is also an adjunct faculty member at Pace University. (gillianberkowitz.com) Her two trios: City Swing Trio and Whitetail Trio perform for corporate and private events across New York and New England.