Saturday, February 25, 2023
7:30 pm EST
WPAC Concert Hall
$20 general, $15 senior/FIU faculty, staff, & alumni, $5 student
2023 MIGF Festival Pass
is available to attend all festival events at a single reduced price: $100 general, $70 senior/FIU faculty, staff, & alumni, $30 student
Gabriele Leite was the first classical guitarist listed in the Forbes magazine under 30 edition 2021. She currently resides in New York (USA), where she is pursuing a DMA in Music Performance at the prestigious Stony Brook University as a TA under the guidance of João Luiz. Gabriele holds a Bachelors in music from the UNESP Institute of Arts in São Paulo and a Master’s in music performance with honors from the Manhattan School of Music. Gabriele was the first guitarist to win the prestigious Magda Tagliaferro Scholarship, promoted by Sociedade Cultura Artística. She has excelled at several festivals and competitions in Brazil and abroad. Recent highlights include her performance of the Villa-Lobos guitar Concerto at Sala São Paulo conducted by Luiz de Godoy with the São Paulo University Orchestra and the chamber music competition “Lillian Fuchs Competition” with guitarist Eduardo Gutterres. Gabriele Leite is an international fellow of the Sociedade Cultura Artística and, since April 2020 she has been sponsored by Augustine Strings, using the Augustine Regal/Blue (High Tension) model.