Producer - Dr. Joan RuBane

Dr. Joan RuBane has served on the Artistic Committee and the Waring Board of Directors since 2007. In 2019, she became Associate Artistic Director.  She is currently Founder, President and Artistic Director of International Classical Concerts of the Desert 2006-current. Before that she was President of the Sunday Afternoon Concerts at the Palm Springs Art Museum from 1996 until 2006.  She received her Bachelors of Music from Eastman School of Music, her Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Southern California, and was an invited fellow for post-doctoral studies from Harvard University in 1979. She taught piano at her own Studio from 1980 until 1983, and then from 1987 until 1996 when she relocated to the Coachella Valley. From 1983 to 1987 Dr. RuBane studied and received her JD degree from Western State University College of Law.  She is so happy to be able to devote herself to the joys of classical music consistently since 1987.