David Dubal is internationally known as a pianist, teacher, writer, and broadcaster. An acknowledged authority on the piano literature, Mr. Dubal’s highly acclaimed books include The Art of the Piano, Evenings with Horowitz, Reflections from the Keyboard, and Conversations with Menuhin.
Mr. Dubal’s video, The Golden Age of the Piano, has been seen worldwide in four languages, and won him an Emmy award. His compact disc, Remembering Horowitz, featured Dubal and 125 other pianists recalling this legendary performer.
Recipient of the First ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award for broadcast journalism, Mr. Dubal 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 City from l967-90, and was also producer and commentator for innumerable special broadcasts, including “Conversations with Horowitz.” Since June 2010 Mr. Dubal has been with WWFM The Calssical Network as the host and producer for a new program, The Piano matters, a weekly program highlighting the piano in comparative performances and noteworthy "encores." The piano Matters can be heard on The Classical Network and wwfm.org Wednesday nights a 10 p.m. and again Sundays at noon (eastern time.) Listeners may also enjoy The Piano Matters with David Dubal at their leisure via webcasts at wwfm.org.
Mr. Dubal has been a faculty member of The Juilliard 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 world-wide, and judged many international competitions, including the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.