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Lukas Gabric

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Lukas Gabric (1987) started his musical education at the Conservatory of Carinthia in his native country of Austria. He holds a BFA from the New School University, an MA from the City College of New York, a postgraduate Artist Diploma in Jazz Studies from The Juilliard School, and currently pursues a PhD in musicology at the CUNY Graduate Center in NYC.

Gabric was selected as a member of the European Generations Unit’12 - an ensemble consisting of winners of the Swiss Generations Competition. In 2013 Gabric was a semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition in Washington D.C. He placed third in the biannual North American Saxophone Alliance Competition in Champain/IL’14 and received the Best Soloist and Audience Choice Awards at the Getxo Jazz Fesitval’14 in Spain. Gabric's composition Fire Dance was awarded with an ASCAP Herp Alpert Composition Award in 2016.

Gabric is a lecturer for music history and theory at the City College of New York and serves as saxophone faculty for The Juilliard School’s Music Advancement Program as well as the George Jackson Academy. Gabric published musicological articles in the US and Europe and his performance activity has lead him all around the globe.



Virtuoso Tenor Saxophone