Lukas Gabric started his musical education at the Conservatory of Carinthia in his native country of Austria. He holds a BFA from the New School University, an MA from the City College of New York, a postgraduate Artist Diploma in Jazz Studies from The Juilliard School, and currently pursues a PhD in musicology at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Mr. Gabric was selected as a member of the European Generations Unit12, an ensemble consisting of winners of the Swiss Generations Competition. In 2013 Gabric was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Competition. He placed third in the biannual North American Saxophone Alliance Competition in Champaign, Illinois, in 2014 and received the Best Soloist and Audience Choice Awards at the 2014 Getxo Jazz Festival in Spain. His composition Fire Dance was awarded with an ASCAP Herb Alpert Composition Award in 2016. Mr. Gabric has been a lecturer for music history and theory at the City College of New York since 2012.