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Gabriel Cobas

El Dorado High School
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Gabriel Cobas has been an active percussionist for over 25 years. He studied with Todd Miller, Principal Timpanist of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra at Cal State Fullerton and Music Technology at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

Gabriel has remained active both teaching, composing, and arranging throughout Southern California and New England. He has taught and arranged percussion at many well-known high schools in California such as Vista High School, Etiwanda High School, and Mt. Carmel High School. Gabriel also served as a percussion instructor for the award winning Riverside Community College marching percussion ensemble and for the Roland Hayes School of Music in Boston, MA. Most recently, Gabriel served as Percussion Instructor for the Boston University Marching Band and Winter Percussion Ensemble.  

Currently, he teaches at El Dorado High School and South Pointe Middle School. He also maintains an active private lesson studio. Gabriel’s students have won numerous auditions and competitions including Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition, All Southern CA, All-State CA, and Boston University Tanglewood Institute. 

In addition to percussion, Gabriel is an expert in music technology having recently released a book entitled “Mastering Sibelius 6” published by Cengage Technology.