Artist database

This is the Artist Database of BMC, which includes information about composers, musicians, orchestras, choirs and groups that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary, as well as information about releases recorded with them.

Thész Gabriella

chorus master

Place of Birth
Date of Birth

Gabriella Thész graduated from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary in 1973 with degrees in Music Education, Choral Conducting and piano. Her teachers were Erzsébet Szőnyi, Zoltán Vásárhely and István Párkai. At the same time, she graduated from the teaching faculty as well. Since then, her career has been characterised by both teaching and choir conducting. She is also been active teaching abroad: in1976 she was a visiting faculty member for an academic year at the Kodály Musical Training Institute in Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA; in addition she also taught solfege at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. In 1988 she was a visiting faculty member in the Holy Names College Kodály Program. Gabriella Thész has taught and conducted workshop both in Hungary and abroad (America, Australia, Europe). In 1991 and 1995, she was invited by the National Children’s Choir to attend the Kodály Teacher’s Conference in San Francisco and Columbus Ohio. She has been a jury member at international competitions. From 1975 to 1994, he taught at the teacher training faculty of the Franz Liszt Academy, and since 1992 has taught choir conducting. Since 1985 she has conducted the Hungarian Radio Children’s Choir and in 1995, she was appointed its resident conductor.

2004 Liszt Award
2005 Bartók-Pásztory Award
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1991 Children's Choruses for You Magánkiadás BLKA CD 001
1996 Karácsony Marton Évával
(Christmas with Eva Marton)
Hungaroton HCD 31672
2002 Ünnep
(High Day)
Népszabadság NSZMR 002 Not for sale - only for promotion
2004 Music Colors - Hungarian Contemporary Music (1989-2004) BMC HMIC BMC PCD 015 Not for sale - only for promotion