Guest JSO Conductor, Artistic Associate, Seattle Conservatory of Music Manager
Gabriela Garza (she/her/ella) was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and moved to the United States in 2011 to pursue studies in music. Gabriela is SYSO's Artistic Associate and Manager of the Seattle Conservatory of Music, and she loves serving the younger generation of musicians through both of her roles! Gabriela received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance in Percussion from University of New Mexico (UNM), and a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting from UNM as well. She moved to Seattle in 2017, and began her Doctoral program in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Washington. In her spare time, Gabriela enjoys spending time with her pup Zoey, kayaking, cooking, taking long walks, and playing board games.
Founded in 1942, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra is the largest youth orchestra training program in the United States.