He is also a member of Contact – the Philharmonic’s recently formed new music ensemble. In 2006, Mr. Huebner performed Ligeti’s Piano Concerto with David Robertson conducting at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall and was subsequently invited to perform Olivier Messiaen’s Oiseaux Exotiques as part of a Live from Lincoln Center gala broadcast on PBS. Since 2001, Huebner has been a member of Antares, a quartet comprised of clarinet, violin, cello and piano.
First prize winners of the 2002 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Antares appears regularly in major chamber music venues throughout the country. In addition to a career as soloist and chamber musician, Mr. Huebner is an active freelancer in the New York City area. He has appeared with many of the city’s leading new music ensembles including Speculum Musicae, Zankel Band, Manhattan Sinfonietta, So Percussion, Continuum, New York New Music Ensemble, American Modern Ensemble, and ACME and is a founding member of the group Flexible Music. Solo performances this past season include Olivier Messiaen’s Vingt Regards Sur l’Enfant-Jésus at the Ojai Festival, a recital at the Piano Spheres series in Los Angeles, Ligeti’s Piano Concerto with University at Buffalo’s Slee Sinfonietta, conducted by James Baker, a concert of famed Dutch composer Louis Andriessen’s music at Le Poisson Rouge in New York - cosponsored by Carnegie Hall, and appearances at the Keys to the Future Festival and June in Buffalo.
Other highlights include concerts at The Barns at Wolftrap, Duke University and the Des Moines Art center with Antares, and the Macau International Music Festival in Macau, China, the College of William and Mary and the Kennedy Center’s Millenium Stage with Flexible Music. A dedicated teacher as well as performer, Mr. Huebner was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Piano at the University at Buffalo. For two weeks each summer, he is in residence at The Walden School in Dublin, New Hampshire where he rehearses and performs the music of young composers. Mr. Huebner has been heard on PBS and NPR, and on radio stations KMOZ (Los Angeles), WNYC (New York), Radio Bremen (Germany), ORF (Austria) and the BBC.
He has recorded for Col Legno, Centaur, Bridge, Albany, Tzadik, Innova, New Focus Recordings and Mode Records. A recently released two-disc set on Mode features Huebner and pianists Yuji Takahashi and Marilyn Nonkin in the complete piano music of Roger Reynolds. Mr. Huebner holds a B.M.
and M.M. from The Juilliard School where he studied with Jerome Lowenthal. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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