- Guggenheim Fellow (2007)
David Dzubay is currently professor of music in the Jacobs School of Music at IU Bloomington. He has been a faculty member and director of the New Music Ensemble since 1992 and chair of the composition department since 2006. He received his Doctor of Music in Composition from IU in 1991.
Dzubay has received commissions from Meet the Composer, Chamber Music America, the National Endowment for the Arts, the US-Mexico Fund for Culture, and the Fromm and Barlow Foundations, among others. His recent honors include a 2015/17 Sackler Prize, 2015 Fromm Commission, 2011 Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2010 Heckscher Foundation-Ithaca College Composition Prize, 2009 Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival Composition Competition, 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship (music composition), 2007 Djerassi Artist Residency, 2007 Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition, MacDowell Colony Fellowship (2006, 2007), 2005 Utah Arts Festival Commission, 2005 Columbia Orchestra American Composers Competition, 2004 NBA William Revelli Composition Contest, 2001 Walter Beeler Prize, 2000 Wayne Peterson Prize, 1999 Quad City Symphony Association Competition, 1995 Barlow International Competition for Orchestra Music, NEA Individual Artist Grant (1992-1993), BMI Student Composer Awards (1987, 1988), ASCAP Young Composer Awards (1988, 1989, 1990), Composers Inc. (Lee Ettelson Composer's Award), Indiana Arts Commission, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Indiana State University (Contemporary Festival Prize), Indiana University (1989, 1990 Dean's Prize), Tanglewood (Koussevitsky Fellowship), the Cincinnati Symphony Young Composers Competition, and the American Music Center (Margaret Fairbanks Jory Copying Grant).
Dzubay's music has been performed by orchestras, ensembles and soloists in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Asia, and is published by Pro Nova Music and recorded on the Sony, Bridge, Centaur, Innova, Naxos, Crystal, Klavier, Gia, and First Edition labels. He spent three years as composer-consultant to the Minnesota Orchestra and one year as composer-in-residence with the Green Bay Symphony. Since 2011, he has taught composition for three weeks each summer at the Brevard Music Center.