When music means more.
GAL GEORGE GJURIN (born November 12, 1978), Canadian & Slovenian musician, singer, songwriter and producer working and living between Oshawa, Toronto, Canada and Ljubljana, Slovenia, European Union.
In 2022 and 2021 he won three OMA Music Awards (Toronto, GTA, Ontario, Canada), for Best video of the year and twice for Best Durham song of the year. He was also nominated for Producer of the year in 2022.
In 2020 and in 2021 as well he earned a title of semi-finalist at International Songwriters Competition, reaching top 50 among 25.000 songwriters in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, twice - the largest songwriting competition of it's kind in the world.
As a lead vocalist, songwriter, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist and music producer Gal has so far published 17 studio and live albums with his own original music, arrangements and lyrics, always supported by extensive touring, focused primarily on concert venues in Europe (medium to large concert halls, theatres, auditoriums, sports halls, international outdoor festivals and various interesting great sounding European outdoor venues), thus presenting original Canadian music and culture outside Canada's borders. Besides being a lead vocalist he plays well over 50 instruments.
Gal's music is a rich fusion of:
latin american music,
ethno and world music,
new acoustic music,
orchestral and chamber music,
freely improvised avantgarde music,
music for big-bands and jazz combos,
music for kids,
music for all kinds of choirs.
His work also includes working with youth, charity concerts, symphonic arranging,
original music for advertising, films and theatre,
studio work, producing, mixing & mastering,
conducting, concert touring, writing poetry, essays and prose,
independent publishing and overall artist management.
During his 23-years of professional musical and literary career he has established an Euro-Canadian independent "publishing house OSH Publishing - Canada" and "Diskografska hiša HAD - Slovenia". As producer he delivers music mainly from his two professional recording studios, exceptionally rich with a wide array of instruments ("Studio OSH" - Canada and "Studio HAD" - Slovenia, EU).