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Song Writing, Composition

Gabrielle Liriano is a Dominican-American composer as well as a songwriter, bassoonist, and teacher based in the NYC Metro Area. Her pieces have been performed at the University of Pennsylvania, Berklee College of Music, Montclair State University and more. Her music is on a journey, evolving as she explores incorporating sounds and rhythms from her heritage into her pieces and songs. Gabrielle is energized by the creative process of constructing music. She loves experimenting with her own sound universe, drawing listeners in, and telling stories. Some of her previous compositional work includes: “Chasing Horizon” for bassoon quartet performed by professional bassoonists at the 2021 Virtual Meg Quigley Bassoon Symposium, “What it Means to Rise” for wind symphony performed by The Berklee Symphonic Winds at the Berklee Performance Center, “The Talking Gardens” for chamber ensemble performed by the Fahrenheit 402 Contemporary Music Chamber Ensemble at the Oliver Colvin Recital Hall, “Finding Oasis” for chamber ensemble performed by Berklee Composition Faculty at the Oliver Colvin Recital Hall, and “Follow the Omens” for flute choir performed by Penn Flutes at the Bodek Lounge at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has also written, recorded, and performed many original songs including “A Minute to Breathe”, “Let You In”, and “Follow This Sound” and she self-publishes her works through her music publishing company: Art Haus Music Publishing. Gabrielle is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and has her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition and minors in Conducting, Musical Theater Writing, and Songwriting. She is currently studying for her Masters of Arts degree in Music Composition at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University.