Gabriela Montero en Pianist Gabriela Montero's Election Improv Few classical musicians these days are serious improvisers — aside from organists and early-music practitioners. But pianist <a href="" target="_blank">Gabriela Montero</a> is absolutely fearless when it comes to creating a new piece, right out of the air, right on the spot. At her concerts she takes requests from audience members. They can suggest a song for her to improvise on, or simply a topic of interest.<p>At an Oct. 18 concert at Northwestern University, she was asked to improvise on the upcoming U.S. election. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:43:52 +0000 Tom Huizenga 1323 at Pianist Gabriela Montero's Election Improv