Bex Gaunt is an award-winning performer, composer, and conductor. Previously as the fiddle player for the GRAMMY® Award-winning Folk/Americana band, The Okee Dokee Brothers, Bex has toured the United States and Canada, and performed with the Minnesota Orchestra.
She was also a grand prize winner at the 2014 Electric Strings Festival Competition as a member of a petite jazz ensemble, Rhythm and Bows. Bex has a rich history performing with VocalEssence in Minneapolis, (called “one of the irreplaceable music ensembles of our time” by Dana Gioia, past chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts) and even shared a stage with Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli.
Bex loves to inspire and direct choirs of all ages: She has directed the Edina Singing Seniors, the Saint Helena School Choir, St. Catherine University Chapel Choir, and is currently the Director of Contemporary and World Music at The Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. In her free time, she arranges, composes, and performs her own music, and also finds time to enjoy her animals,
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