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As an active performer and collaborative pianist, Dr. Gabriela Calderón Cornejo brings a unique blend of passion and skill to every performance. With years of experience and a deep love for music, she is dedicated to creating unforgettable moments for audiences of all kinds. Whether she's playing solo or working with other musicians, her talent and artistry shine through in every note.

Gabriela has an impressive track record of participating in a variety of wind ensembles, symphonic and concert bands, symphonic orchestras, choirs, and chamber groups. She has partaken in various projects such as solo recital cycles, inaugural concerts of grand pianos at various auditoriums, accompaniment of numerous recitals, and collaborations with Costa Rica's National Theater Company in the production of The Threepenny Opera.

Gabriela participated  in piano competitions in Costa Rica, including the prestigious María Clara Cullell's International Piano Competition and the National Young Soloists Competition. She has also had the honor of performing several times as a soloist with some of the most renowned orchestras of Costa Rica with Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, Bach's Concerto for 4 Pianos, BWV 1065, and Jose Mora-Jimenez's Pendulum No. 1 for Piano and 4 Chamber Groups. 

She has premiered and recorded compositions for piano, chamber music, and orchestra by Latin American composers in both Costa Rica and the United States including Concierto Artesanal by Felipe Nieto, Reflejos del Tiempo for Violin and Piano by Eddie Mora, and Yellow Truck with Silver Wheels in collaboration with 9 Horses. Recent collaboration experiences include performances with the Palo Alto Phillharmonic and Roomful of Pianos (NAMM Show).

Currently, Gabriela is a passionate advocate for women composers and their music. Through her projects Musas: Uncovering Lost Piano Works by Latin American Women Composers and Celebrating Women in Music: Exploring Works for Piano Duet (ft. Astrid Morales), she aims to rescue and bring exposure to their work, ensuring that their contributions to the music field are recognized and celebrated. 

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