Gabriel Pliego

Gabriel Pliego

Dr. Gabriel Pliego holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Salamanca in Spain. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Toronto and his Master’s from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; both in violin. He has an advanced diploma in Music Education and Esthetic Culture form Universidad Publica de Navarra in Spain. Gabriel has performed, taken specialized courses and participated in research in; England, Holland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Norway, The United States, Canada, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Mexico. He founded the Silvestre Revueltas Trio and performed with this group for seven years in concerts in Europe and in Latin America. He is the founder and Director of the Department of Art and Culture Cedros-Universidad Panamericana, and the International Music Festival Cedros-Universidad Panamericana. He is President of the Mexican Suzuki Method Association and General Director of EMDEMUS (Mexican publishing house for music education).

He has served as an advisor to various educational institutions in Mexico and has, on four occasions, been the recipient of awards from CONACULTA. In November 2011, the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City presented him with the medal of merit in music in recognition of his work in the promotion of music education in Mexico.  

The Sound of Community SAA 16th Conference Keynote

August 15, 2014 by Gabriel Pliego

Perhaps some of you have experienced the following situation: when a three- or four-year-old student comes to our studio, she and her mother frequently believe we are Heifetz or Perlman, Dorothy DeLay or Josef Gingold, or one of them .… Read more ▶


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