Jerry Rubino is a conductor/teacher/pianist/coach/singer regarded for his diverse musical interests, engaging artistry and passionate enthusiasm for performing arts. Jerry founded and directs VOICES 360, a vocal and instrumental ensemble that prioritizes the collaborative process of the singer/actor and dancer to present multi-disciplined performances of repertoire including early music, classical music, gospel, pop and jazz. His groups appear in diverse venues from Macy’s to Orchestra Hall. A native of Philadelphia, he was a charter member of the Philadelphia Singers, attended Curtis Institute as a cellist and holds degrees in piano, music education, and conducting from Temple University and the University of Minnesota. Rubino worked for twenty-three seasons with the Dale Warland Singers, as associate conductor, director of special projects and music education, pianist, singer and arranger.
In 2011, he was appointed Artistic Director of Voices of Experience, a new choral outreach of the Minnesota Chorale and MacPhail School of Music, for seniors, 55+ with the mission to foster life long learning and community building. He is also a staff conductor for special projects with the Minnesota Chorale. Jerry is Artistic Director of OutLoud! the small outreach ensemble of the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus and serves on the voice and piano faculty of MacPhail Center for Music. Jerry is in his 27th year as Minister of Music at Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church in Golden Valley, MN and his conducting and teaching credits include honors choirs in Australia, Taiwan, Hawaii, and Europe, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the California State Summer Arts Workshops and the Wesley Balk Institute for the Singer/Actor process. In Minneapolis, he has taught at Northwestern, Augsburg and Carleton Colleges and recently music directed Nautilus Music Theater production of The Fantastics and Twisted Apples, touring productions of A View from Here and Alice Unwrapped, and Theatre Latte Da’s production of Company at the Ordway.
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Jerry Rubino is a conductor/teacher/pianist/coach/singer regarded for his diverse musical interests, engaging artistry, and passionate enthusiasm for performing arts. Jerry founded and directs VOICES 360, is on the staff of the Wesley Balk Institute for the singer/actor and teaches voice and piano at MacPhail Center for Music. He is a busy choral arranger and conductor working with the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Chorale, Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, Voices of Experience, Nautilus Music Theater, the Hal Leonard Corporation and Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church.