Gabrielle Padilla

Recognized as an Emerging Teacher by the American Viola Society, Dr. Gabrielle Padilla Molina is an Artist-Faculty member at the Omaha Conservatory of Music. She has served as interim viola faculty of Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, and has taught at the Interlochen Arts Camp and the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute. Gabrielle has performed and presented lectures at events such as the 47th International Viola Congress, American Viola Society Festivals, National Flute Association Convention, the 2023 American String Teachers Association National Conference, and masterclasses at the Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando Program, Puerto Rico Summer Music Festival, Longwood University, and West Virginia University’s Viola Bootcamp.Gabrielle’s studies were at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, Ball State University with Dr. Katrin Meidell, and West Virginia University where she proudly served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant of Andrea Priester Houde. Gabrielle is a Board Member of the American Viola Society.