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! Gabriel worked alongside Claude throughout the 2020-21 season and we are thrilled to have Gabriel take on the key role as Executive Director.