Gabriel DiMartino has been playing trumpet since his father gave him one to put in his toy box on his third birthday. He has student the trumpet nearly his entire life, taking lessons and attending masterclasses and conferences for over 20 years. Most recently, DiMartino has studied with John Hagstrom at DePaul University (where Gabriel received his undergraduate degree in music performance) and with Don Duncan at Wichita State University (M.M.). While at WSU, he also played in the faculty brass quintet and played second trumpet in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra.
Traveling the world, DiMartino has performed in 13 countries, giving recitals and playing in orchestras and bands. Most notably, he has played recitals at the Kurshalle in Bad Sakingen, Germany (as part of the Euro-ITG Conference), Cadet Chapel at West Point Military Academy (USA), and toured as soloist and section cornetist with the Advocate Messenger Brass Band twice in Western Europe and once in Trinidad.
Gabriel DiMartino can be held on a variety of recordings, from the Vivaldi Concerto (with father Vince) with the Syracuse Wind Ensemble (under the direction of John Laverty) to the horse-whinny on the collection of Leroy Anderson played on the San Phillipo Wurlitzer Theatre Organ.
Currently, Gabriel DiMartino is the adjunct trumpet teacher at Syracuse University. There, he teaches private lessons, trumpet ensemble, and brass quintets, and runs a warm-up class, performance class, and excerpt class.
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