Mr. Gabriel DiMarco

Cello Teacher

Gabriel DiMarco

SAA Member


Pasadena, CA
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Gabriel DiMarco holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance and Music Composition from The Catholic University of America, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music in Washington D.C. Gabriel bolstered his film composition career as a graduate of the prestigious Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program at the University of Southern California (USC). At USC, he studied with renowned composers, among which included Bruce Broughton (Tombstone) and Christopher Young (Spider Man-3). Gabriel began his music career as the Symphony Orchestra Director at Southern High School in Harwood, Maryland and has since then taught numerous music courses and guest conducted several honor orchestras in the Maryland public school system. He acquired additional training in cello pedagogy at the String Academy of Wisconsin which laid the foundation for his teaching style at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gaithersburg, MD and in his private teaching studio since 2004. Gabriel is currently the Cello Teaching Artist at the Esperanza Azteca Youth Orchestra in Los Angeles and is expanding his private cello studio in the Pasadena area.

Gabriel has played with numerous orchestras including the Georgetown Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Southern Maryland, and the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, where he played as principal cellist. He has also been a member of the St. Charles String Quartet in Washington D.C.. In Los Angeles, Gabriel freelances primarily as a session cellist where he can be heard on films such as 10 Cloverfield Lane (Paramount Pictures), ID2:Shadwell Army (Universal Pictures) and performed as a featured cellist on Colossal (starring Anne Hathaway). He can also be heard as a solo cellist on AMC’s The Walking Dead and STARZ’s Black Sails. Gabriel performs on many of his own film scores including his most recent feature film, Children of the Mountain, an official selection for the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York and later received Best Score at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards. Gabriel also works with Emmy Award winning composer, Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead) as a composer for additional music on the STARZ network television shows, Outlander, Da Vinci’s Demons and Black Sails.