Starting at an early age of 9, Gabriel began his studies in classical piano and by age 17 he was working as a professional pianist in popular music & jazz.
Gabriel is a versatile pianist, composer and a dedicated piano technique teacher. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he completed a degree in Teaching from theFederal University of Rio de Janeiro. He trained under Aida Gnattali, Estela Caldi and Rafael Vernet over the course of his career.
His talent and skill on the piano has taken him across the world and he has toured with Gabriel Grossi, Brazilian Singer -Wanda Sa, Brazilian percussionist -Nana Vasconcelos, Mauro Senise, Rodrigo Maranhao. He has also toured with popular Italian singer Cristina Renzetti and guitarist Giancarlo Bianchetti. His work has also taken to perform on a project titled ‘Brazil in China’ with Lui Coimbra, which led him to perform in Shanghai and Beijing.
Gabriel is also very active in Brazilian popular music and he toured with the famous samba composer and guitarist Paulinho da Viola in 2011. His classical training led him to perform with pianist Estela Caldi and conductor Homero Malhaes.
He is also actively involved in theatre as he was a musical director for ‘Um nego e duas brancas’ directed by Adelia Sampaio. He has also played for many theatrical productions from 2006. Gabriel’s talent is so diverse that he also composed the soundtrack for the short film ‘Casa de opio’ Gabriel has released two wonderfully crafted CDs titled ‘Confluencia’ and ‘Coresz’. In addition to this, he has recorded more than 20 professional and famous musicians including Flavia Bittencourt, Muiza Adne, Gabriel Grossi and many more.
He is a dedicated piano technique teacher and also adept in teaching composition, harmony and arranging.