Justin Henry Rubin
Education, Recognition, and Honors


1995-98 Doctor of Musical Arts University of Arizona
1992-1994 Master of Fine Arts Purchase College
1989-92             Bachelor of Fine Arts State University of
New York at Purchase
1985-89 Prepatory studies

Manhattan School of Music

Recognition and Honors:

2014 Composer Selection, Orchestra Competion Minnesota Sinfonia
2014 Tezla Scholar-Teacher Award University of Minnesota Duluth
2013 Selection, Composer Competition Caprice Saxophone Quartet
2013 Selection, Composer Competition "Early Music Inspirations" Zeitgeist
2013 Winner, Composition Contest The Dream Songs Project
2010 Selection, Composer for
Piano Innovation
American Composers Forum
2009 Academy of Distinguished Teachers Horace T. Morse-University of Minnesota Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education University of Minnesota
2009-2011 Imagine Grants McKnight Foundation
2009             Artist Fellowship Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
2007 Research Grant Institute for Advanced Study
2004 Composition Residency Palm Beach Atlantic University
2002 Research Grant McKnight Foundation
2002 Selection,
Essentially Choral Composer
Plymouth Music Series
2001 Featured Composer Aspen Composers' Conference
2001 Composition workshop grant Jerome Foundation
2001 Composition workshop grant Meet-the-Composer
2000 Perfect Pitch Composer Minnesota Orchestra
1999 Perfect Pitch Composer Minnesota Orchestra
1997 Student Composer Award BMI
1994 Fulbright Fellowship

Århus Universitet (Denmark)


Employment in Higher Education:

2009- Professor Composition/Theory,
Music Technology,
and Organ/Piano
University of
Minnesota Duluth
2004-08     Associate Professor
1998-2004 Assistant Professor