. BIOGRAPHY .

Born and raised in Curitiba-Paraná-Brazil, Mr. Schwartz had his parents’ incentive to dedicate his time to music and the musical influence of his maternal grandfather, clarinetist and music enthusiast Joaquim Melim Filho. Gabriel Schwartz successfully finished the Flute course with Professor Zélia Brandão in the Conservatory of Brazilian Popular Music in Curitiba in 2001, and obtained his bachelor’s degree in the Flute with Professor Giampiero Pillati in EMBAP – Art and Music School of Paraná.

            Currently, Gabriel Schwartz holds positions in the “Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba” (founded by Roberto Gnattali and presently led by Sérgio Albach) as saxophonist, flutist, arranger and assistant conductor furthermore, he works with TRIO QUINTINA, (along with Fabiano Silveira and Gustavo Schwartz) where he interprets Brazilian Popular Music and in which he is multi – instrumentist, composer and singer. 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016 - Masterclass Brazilian Bigband at Taller de Musics (Barcelona)

  • 2016 - Concert with Toniho Ferraguti - Orquestra à Base de Sopros de Curitiba (Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba)

  • 2016 - Concert with Letieres Leite - Orquestra à Base de Sopros de Curitiba (Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba)

  • 2016 - 2º place - XV Prêmio Nabor Pires Camargo - contest of interpreters

  • 2016 - Masterclass Brazilian Bigband at Sorbonne University (Paris)

  • 2016 – Masterclass Choro Music and concert with “Os Balangandãs” at EPM Holanda (Rotterdam)

  • 2016 - "Os Balangandãs" - Europe Tour

  • 2015/2016 - Musical Direction and season of concerts "No Samba"

  • 2015 - Trio Quintina - Europe Tour 

  • 2014/2015 - Concert with Egberto Gismonti - Orquestra à Base de Sopros de Curitiba (Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba)

  • 2014 – release of DVD “Trio Quintina Orquestra – Música Brasileira Progressiva”

  • 2014 - Concert at the Valencia Jazz Festival – release of the CD “Brasiliana” with Thaïs Morell and Wind Instruments Orchestra Sedajazz

  • 2014 - Trio Quintina - Europe Tour

  • 2014 - Concert at the “Clube do choro UK”

  • 2014 - Concert at the “X Festival et Rencontres of choro in Paris”

  • 2013 – Concert with Trio Quintina at the “GOAL TO BRAZIL” – London Film Museum

  • 2013 – Release - 15 years Box - “Trio Quintina – 3 Ciclos”, concert at the “XXX Oficina de Música de Curitiba”

  • 2013 – guest artist in the CD “Angelus” – Chamber Music of André Mehmari

  • 2012 – concert at Savassi Jazz Festival and Sesc Instrumental TV Show – “Variedades Contemporâneas” group.

  • 2011 - CYRK – Trio Quintina’s musical circus   - season at the Paiol Theatre and DVD release

  • 2011 - Musical Direction and Conducting the concert and DVD live recording of the Wind Orchestra of Curitiba with pianist and composer André Mehmari

  • 2010 - OXYGEN - composition and live performance of the soundtrack for the play – Brazilian Theatre Company - Season at Anchieta Theatre in São Paulo, Espaço SESC - Rio de Janeiro, International Festival of São José do Rio Preto, International Performing Arts Festival of Bahia, circuit Sesc Palco Giratório, among others.

  • 2010 - DVD release of “Orquestra à Base de Sopros de Curitiba” (Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba) and Arrigo Barnabé"

  • 2010 – release of instrumental CD “Variedades Contemporâneas” – with Gabriel Grossi and Laércio de Freitas.

  • 2010 second edition of the "Festival Curitiba no Choro" and CD release of the "1st Festival Curitiba no Choro" - Artistic Director

  • 2009 - Release of CD "Quintina Orchestra Trio" Paiol Theatre and Caixa’s Cultural Center - Rio de Janeiro

  • 2008 - 10 years celebration performance and DVD Release - Trio Quintina Caixa’s Cultural Center – Curitiba

  • 2007 – release of CD “Clube do Choro de Curitiba”

  • 2006 – guest musician at the show “Noël”

  • 2005 – guest musician at Altamiro Carrilho’s show

  • 2004 - "1st Festival Curitiba no Choro"- NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF COMPOSITION - Artistic Director

  • 2002 – completion of the undergraduate program in Flute at EMBAP (School of Music and Arts of Paraná)

  • 2001 – completion of studies at “MPB’s Conservatory of Curitiba”

  • 1998 - start work with the “Orquestra à Base de Sopro” - Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba” – as multi-intrumentalist, arranger, and later as assistent diretor.

  • 1998 – founded “Trio Quintina”

 

DISCOGRAPHY:

  • CD “As canções do meu tempo de criança – Mariana Fagundes” (2016 - Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • DVD “Trio Quintina Orquestra – Música Brasileira Progressiva” - (2015 - Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Canção enquanto caminho – Renata Melão” (2014 - Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Brasiliana”com Thaïs Morell and Wind Instruments Orchestra  Sedajazz  - (2014 - Musical Director, Conducting  and Arrangements)

  • CD “OABS & Léa Freire” (2014 – Assistant Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “A testa in giù” OABS & Gabriele Mirabassi (2013 – Assistent Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • Triple BOX 15 years of “Trio Quintina – 3 Ciclos” (2013 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Angelus” – Chamber Music of André Mehmari (2013 – guest Artist)

  • CD “Cajuru Umuarama – Marx Cruz” – (2013 - Musical Director)

  • DVD “Variedades Contemporâneas convida Laércio de Freitas e Gabriele Mirabassi” (2013 - Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Oxigênio – Trilha Sonora Original” (2012 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • DVD ao vivo “Orquestra à Base de Sopros & André Mehmari” – (2012 - Musical Director and Conductor)

  • DVD “CYRK – o circo musical do Trio Quintina” (2011 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • DVD “Orquestra à base de sopro e Arrigo Barnabé” (2010 – Assistant Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Clarineteando – Sérgio ALbach e Trio de Ouro Catuaba Brasil” (2010 - Musical Director)

  • CD “Variedades Contemporâneas” (2010 – Musical diretor, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD of the "2nd Festival Curitiba no Choro" - (2010 – Musical Director)

  • CD “Encantamento – ao vivo na trilhas” - (2009 – Musical Director and Musician)

  • CD “Quintina Orquestra Trio” (2009 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Noël” (2009 - Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Mundiverso” (2008 – Musician)

  • “Trio Quintina - DVD comemorativo de 10 anos” (2008 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Mestre Waltel” – Wind Instruments Orchestra of Curitiba” (2007 – Assistant Director and musician)

  • CD “Clube do Choro de Curitiba” (2007 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Orquestra Maria Faceira” (2005 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD of the "1st Festival Curitiba no Choro" - (2004 – Musical Director)

  • CD “Pára-dias de chuva” – Trio Quintina (2004 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Balaio da menina” – Trio Quintina (2002 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “Ao vivo puro”- Trio Quintina (2001 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

  • CD “A caixinha mágica” – Trio Quintina (1999 – Musical Director, Musician and Arrangements)

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