Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
He has collaborated with some of today's leading conductors such as Ann Manson, Perry So, Lucas Richman, David Lockington, Patricio Aizaga, Oliver Weder and Rossen Milanov.
Brett Deubner's commitment to extending the repertoire for the viola is made evident by collaborations with some of today's greatest composers such as Samuel Adler, Lalo Schifrin, Andrew Rudin, David Del Tredici and several of this generation's leading young composers. To date, over 80 works for viola including over 30 viola concerti and numerous solo and chamber works for viola have been dedicated to and premiered by Brett Deubner.
As a recording artist, Brett Deubner has 15 CDs to his credit on the Naxos, Albany, Centaur and Extreme Medium labels. With his duo partner, French pianist Caroline Fauchet he released a debut cd on Centaur of 19th century works and this season they finished a new CD of all contemporary works written for them. Also this season, Naxos released two cds by Brett featuring the viola music of Swiss composer Frank Ezra Levy.
Brett Deubner is on the faculty at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in New York City is a lecturer at the North Carolina School for the Arts and formerly served on the faculty at the Boyer School of Music and Dance at Temple University in Philadelphia. Constantly in demand as a master class visiting guest and chamber music collaborator, Brett Deubner is on the faculty of Round Top Festival Institute, the Musica Negli Horti festival in Tuscany, Italy and is the Artistic Director of the concert series, "Music and More" in New Jersey where he makes his home.
Brett is an alumnus of Round Top Festival Institute (1991).