Gabby is a student doubler located in Southern California currently pursuing a B.M. in Clarinet Performance at California Baptist University. On top of clarinet, she also plays bass clarinet, alto sax, and tenor sax while learning flute and planning to start on the double reeds in the coming year. Gabby aspires to play professionally in the pit, and is actively working on expanding her contacts and gain relevant industry experience.
She loves musical theatre, having performed "Seussical: The Musical," "Sideshow," and "Hello, Dolly!" at local middle and high schools as a student herself. She has also performed in CBU's inaugural production of Donizetti's "Elixir of Love," and as principal clarinetist of Gounod's "Romeo and Juliette." At CBU, she is the principal clarinetist of the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. She also holds positions in the touring and nationally recognized University Choir and Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Pep Band. Currently studying with John Reilly and David Chang, Gabby is passionately learning and gigging simultaneously.
Gabby's accolades include winning the Four Seasons Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition in 2020, with her performance of Weber's Clarinet Concerto, no. 2, movement II. She was a member of the orchestra for 4 years, and performed many concerts with them as principal clarinet. Gabby has also played with the Southern California Youth Symphony Orchestra, Dana Point Symphony Orchestra, and Santa Monica Youth Orchestra.
On top of passionately studying, Gabby also teaches privately online and out of her home and has been working at Lake Elsinore Middle School as their clarinet coach for the past two years.
- LA/Southern California
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Clarinet (Bass)
- Saxophone (Tenor)
- Clarinet (A)
- Clarinet (Eb)