Cellist, Composer, SoundPainting Conductor, Improviser. All are words which describe Gil Selinger, a musician at the forefront of 21st century music making.
As a cellist, Gil's background is in Classical, Jazz, and Free Improvisation. All of which he has merged into a style called Classical Improvisation. As a soloist Gil has appeared with the Brooklyn Philharmonic playing Chant Du Menestral by Alexander Glazunov, and he has recored together with the Modern Chamber Orchestra the Haydn Cello Concerto in C major, both as written and as an improvised composition together with SoundPainting Conductor Walter Thompson. He has appeared in every major music space in New York City including Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center, and downtown at Tonic, the Knitting Factory and others. Gil has also appeared on tour throughout Europe, the USA, Australia, New Zealand.