Dr. Gabriele Terrone
Gabriele Terrone is the Organist and Assistant Director of Music at the Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake City, Utah since 2014. In this role, he is the principal assistant of the Cathedral Director of Music, playing the organ for the Cathedral daily liturgies. He also serves on the music faculty of the Madeleine Choir School, assisting with the training and preparation of the choristers, and as Director of the Eccles Organ Festival.
Gabriele Terrone was born in Rome (Italy) where he also received most of his music education, obtaining the Diploma in Organ and Composition from the Italian State Conservatory under the guidance of Juan Paradell Solé. Afterward, he attended a three-year postgraduate program in organ improvisation under the direction of Theo Flury in the Pontifical Institute for Sacred Music in Roma and the Hochschüle für Musik in Luzern (Switzerland). From the latter Institution he was awarded the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Organ Improvisation. Graduated with honors in Mathematics at La Sapienza University of Rome, he earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Padova and has been working as a researcher at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon (Portugal). Before coming to Utah, he served in the Papal Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Roma, first as Assistant Organist then as Titular Organist since November 2011. Gabriele Terrone is the author of several music and scientific publications.