Gabrielle was a student of Charles and Rachel Stegeman at Duquesne University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in violin performance in 2018 and a master’s degree in violin performance in 2020.
Gabrielle Faetini is a Pittsburgh-based violinist who holds a career as an orchestral musician and educator. While pursuing her master’s degree in 2019, Gabrielle won a section violin position with the Pittsburgh Opera. She is a member of and has performed with numerous orchestras, including the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, and Butler County Symphony Orchestra. She has also been involved in various summer music festivals, including Buzzard’s Bay Music Festival and the Berkshire Opera Festival, both located in Massachusetts, and the Sunflower Music Festival in Topeka, Kansas.
In addition to her orchestral career, Gabrielle is a private violin and piano teacher. She maintains her own studio and loves to teach people of every age and ability. She is also on the faculty at the Center for Young Musicians as a violin and piano teacher. She has taught at the Environmental Charter School in Pittsburgh, where she helped create a “Meet the Maestro” program so that students could attend performances by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and talk with Maestro Manfred Honeck. Gabrielle is a founding member of the Ferrum String Quartet, which has performed in numerous festivals, including the Sunflower Music Festival in Topeka and the Miami Music Festival in Florida.