Meet the musicians

Gabrielle Faetini

Gabrielle Faetini is a Pittsburgh based violinist who holds a career as an orchestral musician and educator.  While pursuing her Master’s Degree in 2019, Ms. Faetini won a section violin position with the Pittsburgh Opera.  She is a member of and has performed with numerous orchestras including the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, and Butler County Symphony Orchestra.  She has also been involved in various summer music festivals including Buzzard’s Bay Music Festival and Berkshire Opera Festival both located in Massachusetts.

In addition to her orchestral career, Gabrielle is a private violin and piano teacher.  She maintains her own studio and loves to teach people of every age and ability.  She has also taught at the Environmental Charter School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she helped create a “Meet the Maestro” program so students could attend performances by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and talk with Maestro Manfred Honeck.  Ms. Faetini is a founding member of the Ferrum String Quartet.  Her quartet has had the opportunity to perform in numerous festivals including the Sunflower Music Festival in Topeka, Kansas and the Miami Music Festival in Miami, Florida. 

Ms. Faetini was a student of Charles and Rachel Stegeman at Duquesne University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance in 2018 and Master’s Degree in Violin Performance in 2020.