Gabriel Liboiron-Cohen is a recent graduate with a Master’s degree in Operatic Studies from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and studies with the venerable Cesar Ulloa. Recent performances have taken him to Notre Dame de Paris, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica of the Vatican. Having performed locally for years, Gabriel has taken part in many choirs including the Pacific Mozart Ensemble, and has performed as a soloist with the Belcanto Choir, The CSU East Bay Choirs, and the Pacific Choir. He is the recipient of several awards including the Thelma Dry, Opera in the Schools award at the Holt Scholarship Competition, and was a finalist in the Dorothy Van Waynen Competition. He lives in Oakland where he continues his studies, and plans to audition for Young Artist Programs next year. His influences include, but are not limited to Pavarotti, Wunderlich, Vickers, and Kaufmann.