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David Dubal
2018

David Dubal

The David Chow Humanitarian 2018 Award

David Dubal is internationally known as a pianist, teacher, writer, broadcaster and one of the foremost Amarican painters of our time. An acknowledged authority on the piano literature, David’s highly acclaimed books include The Art of the Piano, The Essential Canon of Classical Music, Evenings with Horowtiz, Reflections from the Keyboard, and Conversations with Menuhin etc.

David’s video, The Golden Age of the Piano, has been seen worldwide in four languages, and won him an Emmy award. His book “Remembering Horowitz”, with 125 essays by world famous pianists includes a compact disc of Mr. Horowitz and David Dubal in conversation.

Recipient of the first ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award for broadcast journalism, David has won numerous other honors, including the coveted George Foster Peabody Award for innovative broadcasting. He served as Music Director of WNCN in New York from 1967-1990, and was also producer and commentator for innumerable special broadcasts. From 2000, David has had a program “Reflections from the Keyboard” heard on WQXR.org worldwide (105.9 New York) and as well as “The Piano Matters”, a weekly program heard on WWFM.org highlighting the piano in comparative performance.

David has been a faculty member of The Julliard School since 1983, and joined the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music in 1994. He has performed in recitals and lecture-recitals in forty states, conducted master classes and lectured worldwide, and judged many international competitions, including the Can Cliburn International Piano Competition. David received the Doctor of Music from the State of University of New York (SUNY).