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Gabrielle Padilla, Faculty

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Tulsa, Oklahoma native Gabrielle Padilla is a violist dedicated to teaching, performance, and chamber music. She recently served as interim viola faculty at Virginia Tech and the Interim Director of the Virginia Tech String Project. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance and her Master’s degree from Ball State University with Dr. Katrin Meidell. She completed her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at West Virginia University and proudly served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant of Andrea Priester Houde. Gabrielle has taught and performed as a Viola Teaching Fellow and a Quartet Teaching Fellow at the Interlochen Arts Camp She currently serves on the Education Committee of the American Viola Society. You can hear her on Sutton Foster’s Take Me to the World album.