Conductor, La Maestra 2022 Orchestra Prize
Ustina Dubitsky is currently the assistant conductor with the Orchestre Victor Hugo Franche-Comté after her participation in the 57th conducting competition in Besançon. In March 2022 she won the orchestra prize in La Maestra conducting competition and is one fellowship holder of La Maestra Academy.
Dubitsky devoted herself to conducting in 2014, after earning the first experiences while her studies in music pedagogy. She learned with Markus L. Frank, Gunther Kahlert and Nicolas Pasquet, further impulses were given to her for example from Peter Eötvös, David Zinman and Paavo Järvi. During her studies in the Musikhochschule FRANZ LISZT Weimar she’s conducted different orchestras such as the Jenaer Philharmonie.
In September 2021 she finished her master specialized performance in orchestra conducting with Johannes Schlaefli in the ZhdK Zurich. As part of her studies she’s conducted the Meininger Staatskapelle, the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz, the Collegium Musicum Basel and the Musikkollegium Winterthur.
From October 2015 until July 2017 Dubitsky was the artistic leader of the Collegium Musicum Weimar, furthermore she was the artistic leader of the Chor der Volkshochschule Leipzig from January 2017 until June 2019. In 2018 /19 she was the fellowship holder of the conducting academy of the Bergische Symphoniker.
Ustina Dubitsky takes various possibilities to carry out her own projects as well, such as the live stream concert “Wie ich dich liebe” in July 2020 with musicians from the Gewandhausorchester.