Bex Gaunt is an award-winning performer, composer, and conductor. 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 the jazz ensemble, Rhythm and Bows. Bex is a singer for 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 recently shared a stage with Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli as a member of their choruses.
Bex loves to inspire and direct choirs of all ages: She has directed the Edina Singing Seniors, the Saint Helena Elementary School Choir, and is currently the Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Catherine University. In her free time, she arranges, composes, and performs her own music, and also finds time to play with her cats, Hot Coffee and Clementine.