Garry Gable‡, Bass-Baritone
Garry Gable, bass-baritone, resides in Saskatoon where he teaches vocal studies and directs the Music Theatre Ensemble at the University of Saskatchewan. He was named a recipient of the 2011 Provost's Awards for Outstanding Teaching at the University of Saskatchewan. His students have enjoyed success across Canada and into Europe, the United States, and China.
He has performed across Canada and into the USA in all types of music, musical theater, drama, television, and in-concert productions. He has enjoyed success in recital in China, where Garry is adjunct faculty in Music Conservatories in Wuhan and Tianjin. He has been heard in recital with his spouse/pianist Kathleen Lohrenz Gable on the CBC-Radio both regionally and nationally.
In Saskatoon, there have been many appearances with the Saskatoon Symphony, and with Saskatoon Opera Association Garry has been seen as Frank in Die Fledermaus, Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Dulcamara in L'elisir d'amore, Alcindoro in La Bohème, Dr. Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro, and most recently as Zuniga in the 2013 production of Carmen. He was featured as Merlin in SOA's re-vamped King Arthur by Henry Purcell.
On July 6th, Garry, with wife/pianist Kathleen Lohrenz Gable, hosted colleagues from the Wuhan Conservatory of Music in a special concert of Chinese and Canadian traditional songs. In August he joined the Vancouver Summer Opera Studio as teaching faculty.
‡ Contracted with permission through the generous support of Canadian Actors' Equity Association