Violinist Diego Gabete-Rodriguez is from Zaragoza, Spain. He holds a bachelor's degree in music performance from the Basque Country Conservatory, and another bachelor's degree along with a master's degree in violin performance and orchestral training from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, U.K., where he studied with Professor Pauline Scott. He also holds an artist diploma from Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music, where he studied with Professor Sergiu Schwartz. He has played in master classes for some of the most important teachers and string quartets, including Lorentz Nasturica, Josep Colom, Jacqueline Ross, Pamela Lidiard, David Dolan, Alexander Kobrin, Casals Quartet, Takács Quartet, Belcea Quartet, Fine Arts Quartet, Wendy Warner, Manuel Diaz and Roberto Diaz. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in violin performance at WVU , where he serves as a graduate teaching assistant to Mikylah Myers McTeer. He performs on a violin made by Honoré Derazey, Mirecourt c. 1870.