SEEKING

Accordion, Bagpipes, Banjo, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano.

ABOUT

Dorian Gabriel (Gabe) Toth Cell 484-544-2541
481 Midland Road
Nazareth, PA 18064-9027
484-544-2541 Cell
dnazareth
./gabetoth

Birthdate: 8/13/1974
Dirty blonde hair
Blue eyes
Height: 6’0”
210 lbs.

CAREER MISSION

Seeking to further my 25 years as a music educator and advance my talents and experience in the field of Music Directing, Performance, Arranging, and Education. Experienced in Church organ, Director of musicals; off-Broadway productions and professional touring companies. Performed on Princess and HAL Cruise Ships; Vocal Coach for Centenary Stage Co.(Centenary College, NJ), The Group Theater Too (NYC), The Country Gate Theater (Belvidere, NJ), and currently at The Sherman Theater(Stroudsburg, PA).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Private Music Teacher, Freelance Performer, and Piano Tuner 1996 to Present
Specialist in Voice, Piano, Organ, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Trumpet, French horn, Drum Kit and Kindermusik. Specialist in theatrical and classical music styles. Also, vocal coaching adolescent boys who are experiencing voice changes.

The Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg, PA 570-420-2808 June, 2017 to Present
Musical Director, Vocal Coach and Pianist for The Buddy Holly Story
All shows on August 11, 12, and 13, 2017.

Dryland UCC, Lower Nazareth, PA 610-759-4444 January, 2016 to Present
Church Organist and Choir Director

The Country Gate Players Theater, Belvidere, NJ December 2015 to Present
Contact Gina Scurato 908-303-7172
Musical Director, Vocal Coach, and Pianist for Christmas Follies, 9 To 5, Young Frankenstein, A Christmas Carol, and Into The Woods

Jewish Community Center, Allentown, PA May, 2015
Voice Trainer and Music Accompanist for production of Oliver

Swain School, Allentown, PA May, 2015
Pit Pianist for production of Aladdin

Nazareth Moravian Church, Nazareth, PA 610-759-3163 2014 to 2015
Co-Music Director and Organist

Dorian Gabriel (Gabe) Toth PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONT’D


Centenary Stage Company Young Performer’s Workshop April 2008 to January, 2011
Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ
Music Director, Arranger, Composer, Vocal/Acting Coach, and Accompanist, partnered with Artistic Director/Choreographer Michael Blevins (A Movie and Broadway Veteran; Marc Anthony in A Chorus Line MGM 1985 and roles in Chaplain and Tap Dance Kid)
Produced over 30 different scores including; The Who’s Tommy, Company, Cabaret, The Wiz, A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, Grease, Hello Dolly, Camelot, Gypsy, Baby (The Musical), Sweeney Todd, GODSPELL, The Rink, and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
**Received a Certificate of Merit from The Kennedy Center for Excellence in Musical Direction for Cabaret.

Island Princess Cruise Ship January 29 to March 30, 2010
Show Pianist. Backing such acts as Adrian Zmed (of T.J. Hooker, Dance Fever and Grease 2 fame)

The Hudson Guild Theater, New York, NY August 16 to November 1, 2009 Orchestrator/Musician for NYMF(New York Music Festival’s) production of Michael Blevin’s original musical Count to Ten; Also an extra one week run at The Hudson Guild Theater, NY, NY. See .countotenthemusical under “Cast” and “Creative”

Holland America Cruise Lines (aboard the Westerdam) June 7 to July 5, 2009 Pianist/Entertainer

Matt Davenport Productions September, 2008 to April 29, 2009
Live On-Stage Music Director/Pianist/Singer/Arranger of band charts for Fall/Spring Tour Leg of American Jukebox (West Coast)

The Emerald Princess Cruise Lines December, 2008 to February, 2009 Backing Pianist for such guest acts as Glen Smith, Julie Grace, Kyle Esplin, and Johny Thunder of The Drifters

Centenary Stage Company November to December 2008
Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ
Music Director/Vocal Coach/Accompanist/Arranger/Writer/Actor for Production of Christmas at Smalls Empire Music Hall. Writer/Artistic Director - Alan Lewis Rickman


Member of Group Theater Too, New York, NY
Member of Philadelphia Chapter of Recording Arts (Grammys)
Member of American Choral Directors Association
Member of National Association for Teachers of Singing
Member of ASCAP


REFERENCES for Dorian Gabriel (Gabe) Toth

Dr. Frank DiBussolo
610-780-2131
? Nine-time Grammy Nominee Recording Artist.
? Performed with The Buddy Rich Orchestra.

Kevin Coomer
610-704-5174
? Volunteer Entertainment Events Coordinator
? Café the Lodge
? Bethlehem, PA

Michael Blevins
917-536-8352
? Artistic Director of the Centenary Young Performing Arts Program
? Writer
? Instructional Video Teacher
? Movie and Broadway Veteran.

Adrian Zmed
azcubsguy
? Actor (Grease 2, Dance Fever, TJ Hooker).

Kyle Gordon
615-672-3265
kylegarymusick
? Producer

Gina Scurato
908-303-7127
? Artistic Director of The Country Gate Theater, Belvidere, NJ


GLOWING REVIEWS FOR GABE TOTH!!


“Gabe Toth is a gifted, intelligent, experienced, and passionate pianist, arranger, performer, and Musical Director in all regards. Plus, Toth is quite compatible and simply a joy to work with and be around!”
~Michael Blevins, Broadway/Film actor, director and choreographer

“How can you sum up Gabe in one word? PASSION! Gabe plays, sings, and lives with passion and excitement. Having had the chance to perform with Gabe in many live shows I can tell you, first hand, he always ‘brings it!’” ~Sean Kennedy

“Gabe Toth is a superlative musician. He is expertly adept on the keyboard; as a singer and as an arranger/composer. His knowledge of music and showmanship is of the first caliber. It has been my distinct pleasure to make music with him and to call him my friend. “
~Frank DiBussolo, D.M.A., 8 time Grammy award nominee Jazz guitarist

Mike Albert has endorsed Gabe’s work as a music director/performer/arranger/writer at Self;
“Dear Gabe, I’ve written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users. Details of the Recommendation: ‘I have hired Gabe and would recommend him for the amazing work he has provided for us. He is a very talented musician and look forward to working with him again.’

“This man CAN PLAY – AND SIGHT READ – NO DOUBT ABOUT THAT!”
~Michele Golden Demsky (On/Off Broadway Singer)

“Gabe, you know you have always been a favorite. Your talent is much admired. Enjoy the beautiful weekend.”
~Peg Ferarro (Northampton County Head of Council)

Screen name:
dorian1260344
Member since:
Jan 28 2018
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

see above Resume, References and Reviews!

Instrument experience:

Keyboard:
Expert
Piano:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Tenor:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Drums:
Moderate
Trumpet:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Pa system, 2 electric pianos enough for med, large ball rooms

MUSIC