David Gaines’s credits at Juilliard include musical direction/vocal coaching for the annual cabaret performed by the third-year acting class along with productions of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Hostage, and Hayfever. His cabaret credits include working as musical director for such artists as Penny Fuller, Jeff Harnar, Andrea Marcovicci, and Karen Mason, among many others. As a pianist/musical director he has performed at venues in New York including Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Theater credits include Playwrights Horizons, the Vineyard Theatre, the Public Theater, and Westport Country Playhouse. He recently composed the score for a short film, The Poets, currently in post-production. Gaines has been on the faculty at Juilliard since 2010.