Seth Gilman is a graduate of Mannes College of Music, and received his master’s from the University of Michigan. Upon finishing his work in Ann Arbor, Seth returned to his native New York, freelancing primarily in the new and early music scenes. Since then, Seth has premiered many works, such as Osnat Netzer’s The Wondrous Woman Within, James Barry’s Sucker and Smashed, the orchestrated version of Ambiguous Kafka by Ronnie Reshef, Six Poèmes by André Brégégère, He has also premiered works by Guy Barash, Clint Borzoni, Ben Brody, Robert Cuckson, David Durst, Brian Erickson, Noam Faingold, Jeff Hudgins, Susan Kander, Jiří Kadeřábek, Lin Mu-Xuan, Eugene McBride, Pat Muchmore, Paul Pinto, Chad Raines, Edward RosenBerg III, Dov Rosenschein, Eric Shanfield, Karen Siegel, and Alex Temple. Seth has collaborated with local ensembles and projects such as Anti-Social Music, the Center for Contemporary Opera, DETOUR, Doctor Faustus, Experiments in Opera, the Huxley Vertical Cabaret, New Brew, the New York Continuo Collective, An Opera Grows in Brooklyn, Opera on Tap, OPERAtion Brooklyn, and the Pioneers Go East Collective. In addition to performing, Seth has curated shows for New Brew, including a Wolfgang Rihm-centric one that received notice in the New York Times, one on Latin American themes, and a show of 10-minute operas. He also curates a series at Spectrum called Early/Late, in which selected ensembles explore performance of new music on historical instruments, and perform early music according to principles of contemporary performance practice, extended technique, and improvisation.