Explore Bio

Jeffrey Gavett


Jeffrey Gavett performs a repertoire spanning from Gregorian chant to newly commissioned works and his own compositions. An active collaborative musician, he has sung with a broad array of artists, ranging from the Rolling Stones and indie rock group Clogs to new music groups ICE, New Juilliard Ensemble, the Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth, SEM Ensemble, Ensemble Signal, Talea Ensemble, and his own ensembles Ekmeles and loadbang. He has worked with composers including Beat Furrer, David Lang, Nico Muhly, Terry Riley, Caroline Shaw, Steven Takasugi, and Charles Wuorinen. As a soloist in New York he has performed in Alice Tully Hall, Issue Project Room, The Kitchen, Merkin Hall, Miller Theatre, Le Poisson Rouge, Roulette, The Stone, and Zankel Hall, and has been praised for his “attractive” and “even-tempered” voice by the New York Times. Gavett made his European debut in 2014, performing in Rudolf Komorous’s Nonomiya and the world premiere of Petr Kotik’s Master-Pieces at New Opera Days Ostrava in the Czech Republic, both broadcast on Czech radio; then singing Berio’s Coro under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle at the Lucerne Festival Academy. Mr. Gavett holds degrees from Westminster Choir College and Manhattan School of Music. Learn more at http://jeffreygavett.com.