Gabriel Dubreuil is a classical, jazz and folk violinist from North Vancouver. He holds a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston, specializing in Jazz violin performance and American roots music. Gabriel teaches violin and viola privately to students of varied backgrounds and ages.
Gabriel’s lessons focus on creating a fun and positive teaching environment where students want to challenge themselves to become better players. He inspires a passion for music by teaching a variety of styles, from classical repertoire to jazz standards and roots music, learning through active listening, improvisation and composition, and developing a solid technical foundation.
Gabriel regularly tours in Canada and the US, with bands including his Celtic-swing group the ‘Gabriel Dubreuil Trio’, the folk rock band, ‘Early Spirit’ and the Boston-based ‘Loose Roots Band’. Gabriel has worked as a session musician in both Vancouver and Boston for the last five years. He has recorded on dozens of pop, jazz and rock albums and music videos with local and international bands, and on over a hundred student film scores. Gabriel runs fiddle workshops at festivals, schools, and in collaboration with community and youth organizations.