Washington School

136-J Washington St. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108

505-266-3474 

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Montgomery School

10701 Montgomery Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87111

505-294-4604

Gabriel Liboiron-Cohen

Education

Master of Music in Operatic Performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 2014

Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, California State University, East Bay, 2011

Vocal Performance Student, California Institute of the Arts, 2006–2007

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Summer Theatre Intensive, 2005

 

Awards and Scholarships

Recipient, Opera in the Schools/Thelma Dry Award, Palo Alto (2012)

Finalist, Dorothy Van Waynen Competition for Voice, Berkeley (2012)

Merit Scholarship Recipient, San Francisco Conservatory of Music (2012, 2013)

Continuing Music Scholarship Recipient, California State University East Bay (2009)

Academic Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts (2009)

 

Roles

Ruodi (cover) - Gioachino Rossini, Guillaume Tell, Opera Southwest (2017)

Il Contadino - Ruggiero Leoncavallo, I Pagliacci, Opera Southwest (2017)

Rinuccio - Giacomo Puccini, Gianni Schicchi, UNM Opera Theater (2017)

Anthony Candolino - Terrence McNally, Master Class, Hillbarn Theatre, Foster City (2011)

The Brother - Kurt Weill, The Seven Deadly Sins, Cal State East Bay, Hayward (2011)

Mr. Walker - Kathy McCarty, Rivets!, Galatean Players Ensemble Theatre, Richmond (2010)

Il Dottore - Adriano Banchieri, La Pazzia Senile, CalArts, Valencia (2007)

 

Scenes/Partial Roles

At San Francisco Conservatory of Music (2012-2014):  Tamino - Duke of Mantua - Don Jose - Edgardo - Romeo - Belmonte - Martin - Nadir - Des Grieux - Don Ottavio

At Cal State East Bay (2011):  Nemorino

 

Masterclasses

Martin Katz - San Francisco Conservatory of Music, (2013)

Greer Grimsley - San Francisco Conservatory of Music, (2013)

Marni Nixon - Cal State East Bay (2011)

 

Concerts

Chorus Member - Rossini, Tancredi Opera SouthWest, ABQ, NM (2016)

Recitalist - Rose Garden Opera Collective (2016)

Soloist - Bach, B Minor Mass, Vivo Cantare (2016)

Soloist - RVW, Serenade to Music, Haydn Nelson Mass, Contra Costa Chorale (2016)

Soloist - Bracebridge Dinner, Yosemite Ca (2015)

Soloist - Handel, The Messiah, Parts 1, 2, and 3, San Jose Symphonic Chorus/Baroque Orchestra

Soloist - Belcanto Choir European Tour (2014)

Recitalist - Master's Degree Recital (2014)

Soloist - Beethoven, Chorale Fantasy, CSUEB LaRocca Retirement Concert (2014)

Soloist - Mozart, Coronation Mass in C, Pacific Choir (2014)

Soloist - Mozart, Missa Brevis in D, Ohlone College, Fremont (2012)

Soloist - Haydn, Harmoniemesse,  Oakland Symphony Chorus (2011)

Soloist - Mozart, Requiem, Oakland Symphony Chorus (2011)

 

Teachers

Cesar Ulloa, Leroy Kromm Pamela Hicks, Paul Berkolds, Sam Shepperson

 

Directors

Anthony Barrese, Dr. Kristin Ditlow, Milissa Carey M.M, Heather Matthews M.M, Rick Harrell, Mark Jacobs, Greg Fritsch, Nicholas Isherwood, Kathy McCarty, David MoraleConductors: Curt Pajer, Darryl Cooper, M.M., Buddy James, Ph.D., Lynne Morrow, Ph.D., John Maltester, Eric Hammer, Ph.D.

 

Additional Experience

Cantor Apprenticeship Program (2010–2011), All Saints Catholic Church, Hayward

Section Leader, Choir Council Member (2010–2011), Cal State East Bay, Hayward

Jazz Singers and East Bay Singers (2008–2011), Cal State East Bay, Hayward

Pacific Mozart Ensemble, Berkeley (2008)

Composer, motion picture soundtrack for Strange Planets, International Planetarium Society (2008) French Horn, Diablo Wind Symphony, Contra Costa County (2003–2007)

Gabriel