Gabriel Dubreuil

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Gabriel Dubreuil is a violinist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Vancouver, BC. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music (Boston, USA) in 2016. Not only is he an in-demand violin teacher, Gabriel is the bandleader and manager for Early Spirit and the Gabriel Dubreuil Band. He also records and performs with several Vancouver and Toronto based bands and artists. Early Spirit's debut album 'UnRelated' (2018), features Natalie MacMaster, Geoffrey Kelly, Leonard Podolak and Michelle Campagne. Gabriel's debut album 'Back to Back Bay' was released in 2016.

Gabriel has deep roots in the North Shore Celtic Ensemble, having played and toured with us from 2007-2013. In fact, his original composition is the namesake of our 2013 album Troubadours! We are thrilled to welcome Gabriel home as an instructor for the 2020-21 season.

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    “… thanks again for the ‘Bending the Lines’ concert yesterday with NSCE.
    It was wonderful to hear such a spirited collaboration - and one where the musical arrangements really worked! ”
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