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Ms. Gazave is a classically trained opera singer whose repetoire spans Opera, Oratorio, Musical Theater, Latin Chant, Italian popular songs.
Her Aria Bella Trio featuring Voice, Harp, and Violin specializes in Classical & Contemporary music.
She is also part of an Italian duo with accordionist Paul Aebersold called Il Duetto Musica, delighting Bay Area audiences with opera and Italian "street songs", such as O Sole Mio and Santa Lucia.
Contact Gloria for your Wedding, Funeral, Fundraiser, Corparate Event or Party.
Maria took bits of unrelated personal information I provided about my mom and in just a couple of hours she composed and sang the most adorable operetta. My mom loved it!
Gloria performed for my brother-in-law’s 75th birthday via a video. He loved it, made his whole day!!!
Gloria and her harpist were amazing! So easy to work with, beautiful music, we were o lucky to have them at our event :)
Response from Gloria Mendieta Gazave:
Thank you so much, Nikki!
We were honored to perform for you!
What an amazing service Gloria provided to us. I was out of town and Gloria handled all of the details for me to the letter. I would recommend her to anyone that wants a memorable experience! Thank you thank you for all that you did for us!!
Response from Gloria Mendieta Gazave:
Thank you, Chris,
It was such a fun time to help you surprise your wife! It was an honor to be a part of your celebration of love for each other!
I haven't booked Gloria but I have worked with her.
She is the quintessential professional...she has a wide knowledge of music and genres and a beautiful voice!
All the music and songs were professionally done. Gloria has a beautiful voice, but a restaurant with hungry revelers is not a place for enjoying all she had to offer. She was very gracious and was able to handle a difficult task. Very satisfied and would happily have her for another occasion. The accordion player accompanied and did a good job.
Response from Gloria Mendieta Gazave:
Thank you so much, Al.
It was a pleasure to perform at your birthday! May you have many more years of good health and blessings!
Gloria was wonderful! She arrived on time, performed two opera arias from the French repertory as I had requested, and then sang “Happy Birthday” in French to our 90-year-old friend/honoree. Our friend Peggy was Totally surprised And Delighted! Plus, All of the other restaurant patrons in the small establishments stopped eating to watch and listen, enthusiastically applauded Gloria for her performance, and a few of them even pulled out their phones to record the event!! After singing “Happy Birthday” she went over to Peggy and gave her an appropriate warm, friendly hug. We Highly recommend Gloria—Highly!!
Gloria was great, and to quote my mother, a singing telegram was "the best present ever." After some fact collecting, Gloria catered some songs to fit, and they were great. 13/10, would procure her services again.
My friends enjoyed the surprise. Gloria did a great job and brought the meaning of the holidays into my friends' house. Will use her again if a need arises.
She was profession, TALENTED, and easy to work with. I HIGHLY recomend!
Gloria’s voice and presence added a wonderful and delightful element to our ceremony. Thank you so much for making our event much more special than it would have been.
Not a dry eye in the room!!! Gloria Mendieta Gazave was fabulous!!!
Awesome, not a dry eye in the room!!!
I needed someone short notice and Gloria was very responsive... great communicator, gave me more options than i knew were available and came prepared with lyric sheets for all to sing along... she and her accompanying accordionist made a special event unforgettable
I highly recommend Gloria Gazave and can't thank her enough!! I am a classical musician and music contractor. I had hired Gloria for 3 events. Two were for house concerts for which I was to accompany her and the other was for a solo Caroling job. She was very professional, arrived early, very prepared with her music, but had also researched the background of every piece to be able to give entertaining tidbits of information to the guests. She was to also lead the guests in a sing-a-long which was extremely fun for them. She dressed in an elegant Dicken's gown. Not only did she sing the demanding solos beautifully, she was entertaining, engaging, and dynamic for the guests. The host was so delighted that I hired her again for a second house concert for which she had to learn special Spanish Carols and classical pieces in a very short amount of time. That kind of expectation can only be entrusted to a polished professional. She was very impressive! She gave an outstanding performance! She wore an elegant deep red gown appropriate for the formal music. She was graceful & charming. Because of this success, I felt confident to send her out for a solo caroling job for which I received rave reviews! I heard she was asked spontaneously to sing musical theater requests from Phantom of the Opera (which was not part of the program and can only be done with a classically trained voice)...I got reports of thunderous applause after every piece she sang! She went above & beyond - Thank you Gloria!!
I can't express what a joy it was to meet and work with Gloria on our Dicken's Tea. She is not only amazingly talented, but such a professional and honestly sweet person. I am still hearing from our guests who raved about her beautiful voice, humor, and they all loved her costume. She had the perfect piano accompanyment and really made this event so special. I look forward to working with her on future events.
Gloria sung a series of arias for my father's 88th birthday party. Her voice is lovely, and her presentation was beautiful!
I was looking for a way to make something special happen for my son on his 30th birthday party he was having with his friends. Turning 30 being a milestone into adulthood...opera seemed the thing to do, and would absolutely be something he would never have anticipated in any way. In setting up the plan, I found Gloria to be very personable, kind, warm, and made great efforts to personalize the occasion by creating lyrics to her song to fit the occasion specific to him. She was not only prompt in responding to my booking, but pulled off the surprise without a hitch. From what I was later shown of the event, she came to the table and not unlike the Maxell tape commercial of years ago, her pure voice simply blew away my son and the others there. A voice that would be suited to fill the ceilings in an ancient cathedral, her voice so pure it could be described as ethereal. So wonderful to be reminded that such artistic talent exists! Of course equally funny was after she had left and my son and friends were singing happy birthday with a cake and candles, they all attempted to also sing in operatic vocals. I absolutely recommend Gloria for an event you may be planning.
Talented, comfortable and joyful. Just what we wanted.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Latin
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Gloria Mendieta Gazave is a classically trained soprano from San Francisco, CA with a background in Musical Theater. Her repertoire spans Opera, Oratorio, Art Songs, Broadway and Popular Ballads. Experienced in singing Sacred Music, including Latin Chant, she has cantored for many events for the San Francisco Archdiocese including being selected to sing for Pope John-Paul II. Ms. Gazave is an alum of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and sings in Italian, French, German, and Spanish. She also performs as a soloist with orchestras and other ensembles. Her Aria Bella Trio featuring Voice, Harp, and Violin specializes in Classical & Contemporary music. Ms. Gazave enjoys singing for special events and was chosen to be the 2015 featured Opera Singer for the Kettle Chips Company for the promotion of their new Italian flavor, Peperoncini.
Past Booked Events
|May 19, 2020 • 4:30pm - 4:45pm||Birthday Party|
|April 21, 2020 • 12:00pm - 12:15pm||Birthday Party|
|December 15, 2019 • 9:30am - 2:30pm||Christmas Party|
|December 06, 2019 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm||Corporate Event|
|November 14, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Nonprofit Event|
|October 08, 2019 • 5:00pm - 5:15pm||Anniversary Party|
|June 15, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Birthday Party|
|May 10, 2019 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Birthday Party|
|May 04, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|May 03, 2019 • 12:30pm - 12:45pm||Birthday Party|
|February 14, 2019 • 2:00pm - 2:15pm||Birthday Party|
|January 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Birthday Party|
|December 21, 2018 • 2:00pm - 2:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 20, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Christmas Party|
|September 30, 2018 • 6:00pm - 6:15pm||Birthday Party|
|June 02, 2018 • 12:00pm - 12:15pm||Birthday Party|
|May 19, 2018 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm||Birthday Party|
|May 05, 2018 • 1:30pm - 1:45pm||Surprise|
|April 29, 2018 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|April 21, 2018 • 5:30pm - 5:45pm||Birthday Party|
|March 31, 2018 • 9:00pm - 9:30pm||Retirement Party|
|March 22, 2018 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|March 11, 2018 • 6:30pm - 6:45pm||Birthday Party|
|February 28, 2018 • 9:00am - 9:15am||Corporate Event|
|February 10, 2018 • 5:00pm - 5:15pm||Birthday Party|
|December 17, 2017 • 9:00pm - 9:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 14, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Holiday Party|
|December 08, 2017 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||Birthday Party|
|December 02, 2017 • 8:00pm - 8:15pm||Birthday Party|
|November 24, 2017 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|