Violin; Viola; Chamber Music
David Rubinstein has played as a substitute violist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops, touring Europe, South America, Asia, and the United States. Rubinstein was a member of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for many years, principal violist of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, under Benjamin Zander, and a member of the new music group Alea III. Rubinstein has also performed as a recitalist and chamber musician with the Martha Vineyard Chamber Music Society, and the Atlanta Virtuosi.
As a teaching associate of viola and chamber music at Brown University, Rubinstein led the viola ensemble, and organized a parent weekend concert of Bach's cello suites performed by his students, with original choreography by students of the Brown University dance program. During the fall semester of 2007, Rubinstein was acting director of applied music and chamber music at Brown. In addition to his teachings at NEC, Rubinstein is currently strings department co-chair of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and Music School, where he teaches both violin and viola, and has developed the school's string certificate program.
B.M., New School of Music. M.M., New England Conservatory. Studies with Walter Trampler, David and Linda Cerone, Orlando Cole, Eugene Lehner, Eric Rosenblith, Colin Carr, and Lois Krasner. Orchestral fellow, Tanglewood Institute and Spoleto Music Festival. Current faculty of Rhode Island Philharmonic and Music School, Brown University.