Gaby Alter is a Jonathan Larson winning composer and songwriter. He is also the winner of an ASCAP Plus Award in musical theater, Best Score awards from the San Diego and San Francisco Theater Critics' Circles, and an ASCAP Composer's Spotlight for his film work.
His musicals include NOBODY LOVES YOU, produced Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater and both a New York Times and TimeOut New York Critics' Pick, written with Tony Award winning playwright Itamar Moses ("The Band's Visit"). For Disney, he and Itamar wrote the song "The Frigate That Flies" for the animated feature "Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy," sung by Tom Hiddleston. Gaby has written film scores that have premiered at South by Southwest and the LA Film Festival. His musicals have been performed on three continents and continue to be produced regularly throughout the United States, and he performs and records his own songs as Yes Gabriel.
Other works include BAND GEEKS, which premiered at Goodspeed Musicals, is published by Music Theatre International and features the hit audition song 'Lost In The Brass'; and songs for STARS OF DAVID (Daryl Roth Productions) alongside Broadway writers Jeanine Tesori, Marvin Hamlisch, Tom Kitt, Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater. Gaby has written for PBS Kids TV, the original theme for the NPR show Backstory, and music for MTV's Teen Mom. He scored the film 3rd Street Blackout (MarVista) starring Janeane Garofalo and John Hodgman, and both scored and starred in the documentary Nerdcore Rising (SXSW Film Festival). Gaby co-writes songs with nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot which have over 2 million views on YouTube and 4 million streams on Spotify.
He is currently working on RADIO 930, a rock musical about a pirate radio station in 1980s East Berlin, with Josh Billig, and developing THIS SHOW IS MONEY at The Civilians' R&D Group with Crystal Skillman, which investigates our personal and societal relationships with money.