is a native of Augusta (Georgia). He holds degrees in saxophone performance from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Georgia and is currently pursuing a PhD of Musical Arts degree at the University of Illinois. In 2015, Gabriel was named Presser Scholar, and two years later was awarded Eastman's prestigious Performers Certificate, as well as being named a Graduate College Fellow at the University of Illinois. Gabriel has been a featured soloist with groups including the Augusta Symphony Orchestra and the University of Georgia Wind Ensemble. He is the 1st Prize winner of the 2016 North American Saxophone Alliance Solo Competition and a gold medal winner of The Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and The Plowman Chamber Music Competition. Gabriel is an active international performer, having had performances in Las Vegas, Moscow, Strasbourg, Beijing, Shanghai and Thailand within the last five years.
Gabriel Piqué, saxophone
Casey Dierlam, piano