Edgar Gabriel: Educator

Edgar Gabriel teaches classical, jazz, fiddle, rock and improvisation to string students. He has studied with some of the finest violinists in the world including Arnold Brostoff, Joe Golan, Pierre Menard, William Harotonian and Gerardo Ribeiro. His teaching style combines traditional violin pedagogy with his own unique experiences.

Mr. Gabriel's String Groove® publications teach improvisation, fiddling and other musical styles outside of traditional violin repertoire. Edgar further shares his this unique string knowledge in String Groove® workshops taught worldwide.

Edgar Gabriel has been a faculty member of great music institutions such as the Merit School Music and the Music Institute of Chicago and is currently on the music faculties of William Rainey Harper College and Elmhurst College. A member of ASTA (American String Teachers Association), Mr. Gabriel holds a B.A. in music from Northern Illinois University and a M.M. in Jazz Studies from DePaul University.


String Groove LogoString Groove ®: Teaching Ideas for Improvising
available for Violin, Viola and Cello

String Groove Ensembles are for string students, teachers and professionals who would like to add new (alternative styles) material to their repertoire). Improvisation sections are included in many of the pieces, however, they can also be performed without improvisation. All of the ensembles are available for String Orchestra or String Quartet.