Gabrielle starts learning the oboe at the age of 10 at Grenoble (France). After having finished her curriculum in the class of Jacques Huert, she continues her studies at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris in the class of Jean-Claude Jaboulay, and later in the class of Jacques Tys at the prestigious Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
In 2008, she also benefited from the teaching of Thomas Indermühle during an exchange program at the Hochschule für Musik of Karlsruhe. As a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester in 2009, she has deeply gained orchestral experiences under the baton of Ingo Metzmacher and Jonathan Nott.
A year later, she has been appointed as Principal English Horn at the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, by its own musical director, Tugan Sokhiev. She has appeared as guest Principal English Horn for many prestigious orchestras including the Orchestre Philharmonique de la Radio France, the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre de Paris.
She is the professor at the Pôle Supérieur de Toulouse, preparing orchestra auditions for the young generation.
Gabrielle Zaneboni has been trusting Rigoutat since 1993.