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Gabriela Gimenes holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from University of North Texas, Master of Music from University of Central Arkansas, and Bachelor of Music from Sao Paulo State University. Her primary teachers are Marcia Guedes, Jean Noel Sagahaard, Jose Ananias, Marcus Kiehl, Carolyn Brown, and Mary Karen Clardy. Gabriela was an adjutant professor at University of Mobile, Harding University and Brookhaven College, as well as chair of the Online Music department at Universidade Metropolitana de Santos. She has played with Sao Paulo Youth Wind Symphony, Conway Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Academica do Estado de São Paulo, Fiddler on the Roof Production in São Paulo Brazil, as well as flute substitute for Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, USP Symphony Orquestra, and Theatro São Pedro Symphony Orchestra. At UNT, she was also a member of UNT woodwind quintet and teaching assistant for 4 years. She is a winner of Arkansas 2004-05 MTNA Competition state division and honorable mention at region division. She also won the 2005 Concerto competition at University of Central Arkansas. In 2016, she was featured as a soloist with Cubatão Symphonic Band and São Paulo State Wind Symphony. She has also worked as woodwind teacher at Bravo Youth Orchestras in Portland, OR. 

She is an artist for Sopro Novo Project at Yamaha Musical do Brasil. Gabriela has published a Flute notebook through Ricordi for Yamaha Musical do Brasil in 2013. Currently she is performing with Choro da Alegria and Peter Ziza flute guitar duo in Portland, OR. Gabriela helps Global Missions Project, an non-profit that takes Christian musicians all over the world. She is also current Chair of Youth Engagement for the National Flute Association. 

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