David Dzubay, composer and conductor

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David Dzubay’s music has been performed by orchestras, ensembles and soloists in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Asia. Recent honors included a 2015 Fromm Commission, Guggenheim, Bogliasco, MacDowell, Yaddo, Copland House and Djerassi fellowships, and a 2011 Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Dzubay is currently Professor of Music, Chair of the Composition Department and Director of the New Music Ensemble at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington. He has conducted at the Tanglewood, Aspen, and June in Buffalo festivals. He has also conducted the League of Composers Orchestra in New York, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Music from China, Voices of Change, among other groups. From 1995 to 1998 he served as Composer- Consultant to the Minnesota Orchestra, helping direct their “Perfect-Pitch” reading sessions, and during 2005-2006 he was Meet The Composer “Music Alive” Composer-in-Residence with the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra. Since 2011, Dzubay has spent three weeks each summer at the Brevard Music Center teaching composition and conducting composer readings with orchestra and band. In May, Dzubay was guest composer and had orchestral works performed at the Beijing Modern Music Festival and at the China-ASEAN Music Festival in Nanning. He returns to China in July to teach at the Beijing International Composition Workshop. Other premieres in 2019 include works for the Pacifica String Quartet and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra.