Gail Gillispie is a graduate of Oberlin College and the London Early Music Centre. She studied lute with Christopher Wilson in London and Pat O’Brien in New York. She has performed in Europe, the US, and Canada, appearing with Andrew Lawrence-King, the Huelgas Ensemble, the Newberry Consort, the Milwaukee Medieval Players, the New York Ensemble for Early Music, the Scholars of Cambrai, and Jacob Heringman. She teaches privately and for the University of Chicago Early Music Ensemble and has served on the faculty at the Amherst Early Music Festival. Gail is also a professional music engraver and a composer, editor, and arranger.