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Solo and chamber music performer, accompanist, composer, teacher of international competition winners, conductor of master classes and music editor. Students of Mr. Gabrielov have won over 15 major national and international piano competitions. Mr. Gabrielov is a member of the Music Teacher National Association (MTNA) and Texas Music Teacher Association (TMTA).

"…Mr. Gabrielov's abilities are well known. He has an excellent ability to diagnose and address pedagogical and performance problems in keyboard performance. His knowledge of styles from various periods of music history and his ability to both teach and perform in all of these styles is exceptional." --- David L. Shrader, Dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas 09/16/1993

"Mr. Gabrielov is a pianist and teacher of exceptional merit whose teaching services are sought by conservatories and individual pianists of the highest calibre throughout the world." --- Sergei Babayan, Pianist, First Priza Winner - Casadesus International Piano Competition (USA), Palm Beach International Piano Competition (USA), Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (Japan), Scottish International Piano Competition (UK)

EDUCATION

M.A., Ph.D. Russian Academy of Music, Moscow in piano and organ.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Mr. Gabrielov has 40-years teaching experience in Russia, Europe and the USA.

  • Professor of music, Russian Academy of Theatre (GITIS), Moscow, 1995-2005 (musical theater, ballet)
  • Assistant professor, University of North Texas, Denton, 1992-1994
  • Dean, Full professor, Montenegro Academy of Music, Podgoriza, Yugoslavia, 1984-1992
  • Piano instructor, Senegal Conservatory, Dakar, Senegal, 1987
  • Professor, Russian Academy of Music /Gnesin's College of Music/, Moscow, Russia 1968-1990

MASTER CLASSES

Portogruaro, Italy
Paris (Arcueil), Erik Satie's Festival, France
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas
Illinois State University, Bloomington, Illinois
Santa Cecilia Institute of Music, Venice, Italy
Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia
Kotor - Belgrad, Yugoslavia
Split, Croatia
Zagreb, Croatia
Yuveskyle, Finland

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Mr. Gabrielov has performed at public and private events as a solo artist, ensemble artist and accompanist in various genres. He has given recitals in Texas 2005, Alencon (France), 1998, Texas, 1992 and Illinois, 1990. In Russia, he gave recitals in Moscow, Minsk, Kiev, Erevan, Vologda, Tambov and Astrachan. From 1968-1990, he was soloist with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. He toured with chamber ensembles in Italy 1989-1990, Yugoslavia 1984-1990, and Finland 1985. Numerous theater productions, such as Bernstein's West Side Story, Weil's Seven Deadly Sins and Legran's Yentl, came to life under Mr. Gabrielov's direct supervision in his varying capacities as a composer, music director, accompanist or producer across the stages of Russia and Europe. Mr. Gabrielov performed as an accompanist to soloists of both the Moscow Philharmonic and the Bolshoi Theater's Opera and Ballet.

COMPOSITIONS

  • Musical compositions for theater productions: Moscow, Russia 2004; Tallin, Estonia 2002; Surgut, Russia 2001; Leon - Shambery, France 2000; Alenson, France 1989
  • Premieres of original compositions: Moscow, Russia 1998-2004; Alenson, France 1998
  • Three original CDs featuring compositions for voice and piano to lyrics by I.Brodsky, V.Nabokov, and M.Tsvetaeva, among others, released in 1998, 2000, and 2004.

PUBLICATIONS

Editor, Muzika, Moscow, Russia 1977-2002. Edited over 100 publications for music students.

 
Studio Location
Houston, Texas
 
Phone
(281) 546-0432
 
 
Website
pianoteachers.com/slava