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Matthew Kubek

Lombard, IL   

Born in 1997 in Vladivostik, Russia, Aleksandr Romunchkin was adopted at a mere 6 months old and brought to America by his parents Steve and Deborah. Later, Romunchkin became a U.S citizen through adoption and his name was changed to Matt Kubek.

Matt Kubek considers himself a Russian-American Saxophonist. Throughout his life, Matt has always been interested in the field of music. Whether it be composing, teaching, or performing, there is always something Matt is able to do to inspire and educate other musicians or future musicians. 

Matt Kubek currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Elmhurst College. Graduating in June of 2019, Matt’s career in his undergraduate at Elmhurst has lead to numerous accomplishments, honors and awards for his playing and musical ability.Matt has been asked to adjudicate several local High School and Middle School IGSMA competitions as well as local solo/ensemble contests for woodwind players and saxophone players.

Matt is currently a member of New Music Chicago (NMC)
Check out mine, and other members’ information at ​https://www.newmusicchicago.org/individuals/

Matt currently teaches privately, works part-time for Quinlan and Fabish music company, and teaches saxophone part-time in several school districts in DuPage and Cook counties. Most of his line of work is self-employment, private education, and performing. Matt enjoys getting involved with school districts and has made numerous connections with band directors and other music educators in the Illinois area.

Matt has studied Saxophone extensively and vigorously for the past 14 years with Roger Birkeland (Elmhurst College). Matt also studies with Taimur Sullivan (Northwestern University) and Jeremy Ruthrauff (DePaul University)

Matt anticipates earning his Master’s Degree in Performance (MMus) and then also earning his Doctoral Degree (DMA) in the future.