Cornelia Brubeck is one of the most active cellists in the South Florida area and frequently performs in numerous venues, including classical and pops orchestra, opera, musical theater, chamber music and recording sessions.
Currently Ms. Brubeck is the principal cellist with the Palm Beach Pops and assistant principal for the Palm Beach Opera. In addition Ms. Brubeck serves as the adjunct professor of cello at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.
Brubeck performed with the Atlantic Classical Chamber
Orchestra for ten years, seven of those years as principal.
Ms. Brubeck was the co- founder of the Manchester chamber
players, a piano quartet, with whom she toured the states,
frequently performed at Carnegie’s Weill Hall and recorded
for the Janus and MNF labels. While residing in the northeast,
she was a member of the Albany, Vermont and Berkshire
symphonies and served on the faculty of the Manchester music
festival and green mountain college.
Born, raised and educated in Germany where she played in the National Youth Orchestra, Ms. Brubeck now holds a masters degree in cello performance from the university of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana where she studied with Nathaniel Rosen, the first American to win Gold at the prestigious Tchaikovsky competition and Gregor Piatigorsky’s assistant. Ms Brubeck leads the Youth All Star Strings and the Youth All Star Chamber Cellos.