History, young Gabriel pursued the Orthodox Theological Studies (1990-1995) at the Seminary in Cluj-Napoca, which he graduated from in 1995.
After graduation he enrolled in the George Enescu National Conservatory in Bucharest (Romania), where he studied voice with Professors Iulian Baiasu and Silvia Voinea.
In 1997 he was awarded First Place in the Ionel Perlea Lied Competition and the following year he was accepted into the Romanian National Opera Apprentice Program with the role of Sarastro in “The Magic Flute”.
In 1999 he received a full scholarship from the University Of Maryland School Of Music where he studied with Professor Francois Loup.
On the operatic stage he performed with opera companies in Europe and in the U.S. in such roles as Colline in “La Boehme”, Don Bartolo and Antonio in “The Marriage of Figaro”, Trulove in “The Rake's Progress”, Rocco in “Fidelio”, Kecal in “The Bartered Bride”, Sparafucile in “Rigoletto”, etc.
Aside from pursuing his operatic career, Mr. Gabriel Vamvulescu continues to serve as sub-deacon and Music Director for the Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church in Los Angeles.