Professor of Music - French Horn
Office Location:Mary Baker Russell Music Center - Room 339
Office Hours: (On Campus) Mon - Fri: By Appointment
- Ear-training I/II/III/IV
- D.M.A., Horn Performance, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
- M.M., Horn Performance, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
- B.M., Horn Performance, Pacific Lutheran University, 2004
Areas of Emphasis or Expertise
- French Horn
- Horn Choir
- Ear Training Classes
- Music Appreciation Classes
Applied French Horn Lessons, directs Horn Choir, teaches Ear Training and Music Appreciation courses, member of the Lyric Brass Quintet and Camas Wind Quintet
- Three Unaccompanied Pieces for Solo Horn (2005). Three pieces for unaccompanied horn that feature several extended techniques: I. Transcension, II. Song, III. Ditty for Jonathan. Music currently self-published, PDF copies are available by contacting Gina Gillie. Duration: 13 minutes.
- To the Seasons (2012) for soprano, horn and piano. Four-movement work using poetry of William Blake: I. To Summer, II. To Autumn, III. To Winter, IV. To Spring. Published by RM Williams Publishing. Duration: 20 minutes.
- The Great Migration (2013) for two horns and piano. Programmatic duet that describes the migratory cycle of wildebeests through Tanzania and Kenya. Published by RM Williams Publishing. Duration: 10 minutes.
- Trio for Brass (2014) for trumpet, horn and trombone. Three-movement work: I. Fanfare and Chorale, II. Lament, III. Tango. Music currently self-published, PDF copies are available by contacting Gina Gillie. Duration: 12 minutes.
- To Spring (2014) for women's choir, horn and piano. An arrangement of the last movement of To the Seasons. Music currently self-published, PDF copies are available by contacting Gina Gillie. Duration: 5 minutes.
- Horn Quartet No. 1 (2015). Three-movement work for horn quartet. Music currently self-published, PDF copies are available by contacting Gina Gillie. Duration: 17 minutes.
- International Women’s Brass Conference 2022 Composition Competition Winner for “Mountain Ascent”
Dr. Gina Gillie, is a sought-after horn performer, teacher, and composer in the Pacific Northwest. She holds the position of Professor of Music at Pacific Lutheran University where she teaches horn, composition, ear training, chamber music, music history, music theory, and music appreciation. While all of Gillie’s degrees and training are in Horn Performance, she has been an active composer since 2009, and she is frequently commissioned to write music for chamber ensembles that include brass instruments. Her compositional style incorporates singing melodies and accessible harmonies. Her award-winning music is performed internationally and has been showcased in countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Portugal, and the U.S. Many of her scores are published by Wavefront Music while others are self-published and available in digital format (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).