The American soprano, Gail Abbey, is a graduate of Westminster Choir College where she toured and recorded with the Westminster Choir, sang in the Spoleto Festival, and soloed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Zubin Mehta.
Gail Abbey has been a member of Emmanuel Musicís soprano section since 1986, and has appeared as soloist in their performances of J.S. Bachís St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244), St. John Passion (BWV 245), and Mass in B minor (BWV 232), George Frideric Handelís Brockes Passion, HWV 48 and Israel in Egypt, and Mozartís Magic Flute, as well as Bach cantatas and Heinrich Schütz and Dietrich Buxtehude motets. With the soprano trio Trium she was featured in Emmanuel Musicís 2006 Schumann Chamber Series. She has also soloed, toured, and recorded with the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, and Cappella Clausura.
In addition to singing, Gail Abbey is the Office Administrator to Blue Heron, and teaches voice in her home in Holliston, Massachusetts.