Duo Zuber

Biography Duo Zuber

Patricia Zuber
has performed with many major orchestras in the New York area. She has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Lincoln Center, performing with them at Carnegie Hall, on live high-definition broadcasts to theaters across the globe, on tour in Japan, and in the Grammy Award winning DVD’s of the Met’s Ring Cycle by Richard Wagner and Dr. Atomic by John Adams. She has also performed with the American Symphony Orchestra, New York City Opera, New York City Ballet, American Composers Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, and the Westchester Philharmonic. She has performed on Broadway in The King and I, Beauty and the Beast, Candide, Swan Lake, Jekyll and Hyde, Ragtime, and La Bohème. She is piccoloist with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, with which she has appeared as a concerto soloist. Ms. Zuber is an avid recitalist, performing solo recitals as well as chamber music. She performs regularly in Duo Zuber with her husband, percussionist Gregory Zuber. Together they have commissioned over twenty works for flute and marimba, greatly expanding the repertoire of this combination of instruments. She has taught at the Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East at Bennington College, Vermont, and at the Verbier Music Festival in Verbier, Switzerland. She currently teaches at the Elisabeth Morrow School and the Dwight-Englewood School. She performs in the summer with the Santa Fe Opera. She is a current board member and past president of the New York Flute Club.

Gregory Zuber
is Principal Percussionist of the MET Orchestra and has been a member of the orchestra since 1986. He appeared with the orchestra as concerto soloist in Carnegie Hall in 2002 and performs regularly with the Met Chamber Ensemble. Mr. Zuber has been a coach at the Verbier Music Festival since 2000, where he also appears in recital and chamber music concerts. He has taught at The Juilliard School since 1993. Born in Boston, he grew up in Chicago. After two summers at The National Music Camp at Interlochen, he attended the Interlochen Arts Academy, then University of Illinois, and Temple University. Before joining the Met, he was Principal Percussionist with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. His teachers include Tom Siwe (University of Illinois), James Ross (Chicago Symphony) and Alan Abel (Philadelphia Orchestra). Mr. Zuber often performs concerts with his wife, flutist Patricia Zuber. He has two wonderful daughters!

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