Gabriel Piqué is an assistant professor of saxophone and jazz studies at BW's Conservatory of Music. As a soloist and active performer, Piqué has presented concerts all over the world, including: Las Vegas, Croatia, Moscow, Strasbourg, Beijing, Shanghai and Thailand. In 2020, he was the featured concerto soloist at the North American Saxophone Alliance conference in Tempe, AZ and was named first prize winner of the North American Saxophone Alliance Solo Competition in 2016. He performs regularly with The Cleveland Orchestra. Piqué has studied jazz saxophone with Dave D’Angelo of the Buddy Rich Orchestra and Ron Bridgewater of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. His primary classical teachers have included Debra Richtmeyer, Chien-Kwan Lin and Connie Frigo. Among his numerous academic and merit-based awards, Piqué has been named a Presser Scholar, is a recipient of Eastman’s prestigious performer’s certificate, and is a Future of Music Faculty Fellow.