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Jonathan Dubay has performed chamber music concerts throughout the United States as a member of the Essex Quartet, including performances at Alice Tully Hall and the Aspen Music Festival, and live radio broadcasts on WNYC and WQXR and WGBH "Morning pro Musica." He also performs with his chamber group, the Three Centuries Ensemble.

Jonathan holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale University as a recipient of the Broadus Erle Memorial Scholarship. His Bachelor of Music degree is from the Eastman School of Music, where he graduated cum laude and received the George Eastman and Frank Scholarship Awards. He has been a Teaching Assistant at The Juilliard School, assisting the Juilliard String Quartet as a Lisa Arnhold Memorial Fellow.

Jonathan has studied with Michael Foxman, Carol Sindell, Charles Castleman, Syoko Aki, Sylvia Rosenberg, Donald Weilerstein and Burton Kaplan. He has studied chamber music with Abram Loft, the Cleveland Quartet, the American Quartet, the Tokyo Quartet, Raphael Hillyer, Earl Carlyss and the Juilliard Quartet.

This is Jonathan's 23rd season with the Oregon Symphony, during which time he has performed twice as featured soloist with the orchestra. He has taught violin at the Community Music Center in Portland, Pacific University, Lewis and Clark College and the University of Oregon School of Music.

His interest in astronomy has led him to design and build a telescope.

Robin VanDyke Dubay has performed with most of the major ensembles in Oregon, including the Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera, the Oregon Ballet Theatre orchestra, the Oregon Bach Festival, and the Peter Britt Festival. She was a founding member of Portland’s Lark String Quartet. For 29 years Robin was a member of the acclaimed Portland Baroque Orchestra.

Robin has taught violin and chamber music at Pacific University, and she currently maintains a private teaching studio in Portland. A graduate of Willamette University, she has studied with Raphael Spiro, Amy Barlowe, Leah Frajola and Italo Peter Frajola.

Click here for more information about Jonathan Dubay's recording of Bela Bartok's
44 Duets for Two Violins at CD Baby.com.

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