Luca Cubisino is a polyhedral and versatile artist, whose path is paved with performance, teaching, and research. Prize winner in nearly twenty national and international piano competitions, Mr. Cubisino has played in prestigious venues such as Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini” in Catania, Concertgebouw de Doelen in Rotterdam, Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Wertheim Concert Hall in Miami, and other venues in Bologna, Leipzig, New York, etc. His teachers include Franco Scala, Aquiles Delle Vigne, François-Joël Thiollier, Antonio Ballista, Choong-Mo Kang, Gerald Fauth, Bruno Canino, Enrico Pace, Anton Nel, Boris Slutsky, and Marina Lomazov.
Born in Italy, Luca Cubisino earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in his home country. Additionally, he earned two Master’s degrees at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Rotterdam and at Texas State University, where he was awarded the 2014 “Piano Achievement Award.” He is also the 2016 winner of the Presser Award at the University of Miami for his project of publishing and recording Ottorino Respighi’s early piano works.
Luca Cubisino collaborates with various musical organizations, including AmiCa in Sicily, where he is the Artistic Director of AmiCaFest (amicafest.com), San Giacomo Festival in Bologna, which organizes almost two hundred concerts every year (sangiacomofestival.it), and Kaleidoscope MusArt in Miami, which focuses its activity mostly in contemporary classical music (kaleidoscopemusart.com). Jury member in several piano competitions, Mr. Cubisino has held master classes for Grumo Festival in Tesero (Italy) and for the Miami Conservatory of Music in Miami.
Luca Cubisino is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Keyboard Performance at the Frost School of Music, where he studies with Professors Tian Ying and Kevin Kenner and serves as a Teaching Assistant.