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Gabriel Iwasaki
Gabriel Iwasaki
Gabriel Iwasaki, a professional composer since the age of 19 and classically trained pianist, pursued his passion by studying Musical Composition at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. His compositions have resonated globally, with performances across South America, Europe, and the USA.

In 2022, he clinched the 1st place in the "Film Music Contest" in the Instrumental Music Category for his piece "The Sound of Adventure", competing against composers from 58 countries. His accolades extend beyond this triumph, with recognition in competitions from France, Belarus, Austria, and the USA.

Notably, Gabriel was the first Peruvian to reach the finals of the "International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition" in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2018, and he was a finalist in the 2019 edition. His symphonic composition "Scenes from the Andes" earned acclaim in various international competitions, blending traditional Peruvian folk music with the orchestral genre, serving as a tribute to his homeland.

As a pianist, Gabriel secured 1st place in the 2014 edition of the international piano competition "Pianoteq Video Contest" and reached the finals in both the 2015 and 2016 editions..

He has released five studio albums, including two with his band ITER ARBORE, fusing classical roots with a love for progressive rock. Additionally, he ventured into classical-oriented albums from 2020 onwards, such as "The Sounds of Adventure", featuring original orchestral compositions in a cinematic style, and albums dedicated to Peru's bicentennial independence celebration.