David Cubek

Associate Professor of Music
Director of the Claremont Concert Orchestra

Department: Music
Office Address: Performing Arts Center 212
Office Phone: (909) 607-3268
Personal Website:

David Cubek will be on leave for the academic year.

David Cubek

Academic History

  • D.M. in orchestral conducting, Northwestern University;
  • Graduate diploma in orchestral conducting, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal;
  • B.Mus., McGill University

Areas of Expertise

Music from the turn of the 20th century in Austria and Germany; symphonic repertoire from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries; music theory applied to the performance of orchestral works.

Personal Interests

Conducting symphonic and operatic repertoire, research on alternative modes of orchestral training and music as an interdisciplinary art form.

Awards and Honors

  • 2012-13, Mary W. Johnson Achievement Award in the teaching category
  • 2008, Research and Performance Grant from the Instituto para las artes escénicas y musicales (IAEM), Venezuela
  • 2006, Prize with great distinction in orchestral conducting, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal
  • 2004, High Distinction and Outstanding Achievement in Music Theory, McGill University


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