Gabriella began studying music at the age of 9. A native of Tucson, Arizona, she moved to Tempe on a full scholarship to The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. She has won numerous competitions including 1st place at NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) for three consecutive years, and 2nd place at the Cal-Western division which included the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. She has experience teaching opera, musical theater, pop, and mariachi. Gabi has been teaching at Kirk’s Studio since 2014.