Abraham J. Fabella

25453 Orange Crest Way

Loma Linda, CA 92354

home (909) 796-0992



Born: Loma Linda, California. 16 December 1975.

Education: June 2001-M.A. degree in Music, University of California, Riverside

December, 1997-B.Mus. degree in Music Education, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA -graduated summa cum laude

Work experience: September 2000 to present -Teaching Assistant, Musicianship, University of California, Riverside.

April 2000 to present -Graduate Assistant, University of California, Riverside Chamber Singers, directed by Ruth Charloff.

April 1999 to June 1999 -Accompanist, University of California, Riverside Choral Society, directed by Lois Musmann.

January 1998 to present -Organist/Pianist, Faith Lutheran Church, Riverside.

June 1996-June 1997 -Organist, Wesley United Methodist Church, Riverside.

October 1995 to 1998 -Organist, Loma Linda Filipino SDA Church, Loma Linda. Volunteer organist, led in hymns and prepared service music once every two months.

Performance experience: June 2000 and 2001 - Soloist, UC Riverside Orchestra.

July 1996 -Guest soloist, Beijing Symphony Orchestra in Beijing, China. Performed the Chinese premiere of George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue at the invitation of and under the baton of Jing-you Lou, Assistant Professor of Music at Riverside City Community College.

April 1996 -Guest soloist, Riverside Community College Symphony Orchestra. Performed Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto no. 2 under the baton of Jing-you Lou.

March 1996 and January 1994 -Guest soloist, La Sierra Sinfonia.

May 1995 -Guest soloist, La Sierra University Wind Ensemble. Performed an arrangement of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for Wind Ensemble with Professor of Music at La Sierra and primary conducting teacher, Barbara Favorito.

Honors received:

Academic Papers:

Professional Associations: National Association of Composers USA (NACUSA)

Principal Instructors:

Piano: Kimo Smith, Hellen Diaz Juman

Organ: Donald Vaughn

Chamber Music: Jeffrey Kaatz, Lyndon Johnston Taylor, Mary Keays, Lee Stickney, Rich Hofmann, Catherine Graff-MacLaughlin

Conducting: Barbara Favorito

Musicology: Philip Brett, Byron Adams

Music Theory: Renee Coulombe, Alfred Cramer

Composition: Byron Adams, Ethan Nasreddin-Longo

References: Available on request.

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