ABOUT THE EVENT
Enjoy an evening of songs from popular American musicals with local soprano Alessandra Gabbianelli and keyboardist Seth Trumbore at Phoenixville Public Library on Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM. “Alessandra Gabbianelli Sings Broadway” will feature selections from “Les Miserables”, “Hamilton”, “Wicked”, “Little Women”, “Dear Evan Hansen”,”Kinky Boots”, “Frozen the Musical”, “The Little Mermaid”, and more.
Alessandra Gabbianelli is a dramatic coloratura soprano from Pittsburgh, PA. Alessandra is currently on the voice faculty with the Community Music School in Trappe, PA, where she also directs the Show Choir and teaches the Early Childhood Music Program. Alessandra is also a Adjunct Professor of Voice at Ursinus College. Additionally, she is the Alto 1 section leader at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill. She received her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from Baldwin-Wallace College. There she made her operatic debut as Miss Titmouse in “Too Many Sopranos”. She then went on to sing Musetta in “La Bohème”, and Donna Anna in “Don Giovanni”. She received her Master’s of Music in Opera Performance from the Boston Conservatory. There she starred as Madame Goldentrill in The Boston Conservatory’s production of Mozart’s “The Impresario”, Chocholka in Leo Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen”, and The Queen of the Night in Mozart’s “Magic Flute”. In summer 2014, she made her professional debut as Irina Arkadina in Pasatieri’s “The Seagull” with Opera del West. She has performed the role of the Queen of the Night in the Gilded Angel Opera’s production of “The Magic Flute”. She is on the principal roster for the Delaware Valley Opera Company. Recently, she performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra as a part of their Symphonic Choir.
Seth Trumbore received his B.M. in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy from Temple University, where he studied with Harvey Wedeen. His graduation honors include the Jacobs Music Company Steinway Award and the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award. Seth received chamber music training from the Settlement Music School under the direction of Sidney and Shirley Curtiss, and since then has become a passionate collaborator in the greater Philadelphia area. Currently, he serves as assistant organist at Church of the Holy Spirit in Harleysville, PA, is staff accompanist and adjunct piano professor at Ursinus College, and works as a vocal coach at Westminster Choir College.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at www.phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.