Gabriel Galdo is a tenth grade homeschool student who attends weekly classes at the Classical Cottage School in Winchester, VA and his parish home school co-op at St. Francis de Sales in Purcellville, VA. Gabriel began taking piano lessons with his father at age 5 and later joined a few of his friends in the parish to begin studying the organ in group lessons at St. Francis. He is an active participant in parish life, routinely accompanying the choir or filling in as organist. Gabriel has been studying organ with David Lang since the Spring of 2021. He also has continued his piano studies with Neal Larrabee. Gabriel is currently serving as the interim organist at St. John the Beloved Catholic Church in McLean, VA. Besides playing the organ and piano, Gabriel enjoys composing, reading classic literature, listening to jazz-rock fusion, and playing baseball.
Paean — Kenneth Leighton
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 — J. S. Bach
Rhapsody (for Organ Duet) — Naji Hakim
From 24 Pièces de Fantaisie, Op. 64: IV. Naiades — Louis Vierne
From Esquisses Byzantines: X. Carillon on “Tu Es Petrus” — Henri Mulet