Renaissance Dances for Soft Reeds by the Hessen Brothers & The Works of Johannes Ockeghem
Gayle is a performer on violin, recorder, sackbutt, and a number of other early instruments, and is a vocalist that has received international acclaim for her renditions of the "Song of Seikilos," the "Chorus from Orestes," on Ensemble De Organographia's CD, "Music of the Ancient Greeks." She has performed for audiences in the U.S., Japan, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Canada, Norway, Germany, and for members of the royal family in Jordan. Gayle has worked with various members of the film industry. She co-founded and co-directs the Oregon Renaissance Band, is a member of The Trail Band, and has performed with Magnificat and the Portland Baroque Orchestra. She has played under the baton of Monica Huggett and Ton Koopman. She teaches Recorder, Collegium Musicum, and Renaissance Song Classes at Portland's Community Music Center, and has given workshops and presentations at many institutions including the Smithsonian, Oberlin Conservatory, Rice University, Cleveland Museum of Art, and The Getty Center. She has built with her husband Phil over 400 early wind and stringed instruments, including krummhorns, cornamusen, racketts, and vielles.