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James Chubet

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Lecturer, Piano

M.M., New England Conservatory

B.M., Boston Conservatory

James Chubet performs extensively as a solo pianist, chamber musician, and accompanist.  He has given concerts throughout the U.S. as well as in Florence, Barcelona, and Reykjavik, Iceland.  Mr. Chubet performs annually with the Cottage Quartet and the Lavazza Chamber Ensemble and since 1985 has served as Principal Keyboard with the Britt Festival Orchestra in Oregon. He has appeared 3 times as a soloist with the orchestra including performances of Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G with James DePreist and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Second Rhapsody with Peter Bay.  Mr. Chubet has played with the Springfield (Mass.) Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Portland (Maine) Symphony, and Cape Symphony and serves as Director of Music at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton, Mass. He is a member of the piano faculty at Boston College and the All-Newton Music School and coaches chamber music at the Chamber Music Center at Wellesley College.  Mr. Chubet earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from the Boston Conservatory (where he studied with Alfred Lee) and two Master’s Degrees in Musicology and Piano Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music (where he studied with Gabriel Chodos.)  He was also a student at the Tanglewood Music Festival where he worked with Dr. Bela Nagy.