Beginning her career in Boston as a solo acoustic guitarist, Talia Rubenstein now studies, performs, and teaches in New York City. Talia keeps a busy schedule in NYC, though she has played in a wide range of international venues including the Duc De Lombards in Paris, the Kofferfabrik in Nuremberg, and the Banff Center for the Arts in Alberta. In June of 2018, Talia was a featured artist for the Belize International Jazz Festival in Belize City, where she performed both solo and as an accompanist, and gave guitar masterclasses, workshops, and private lessons.
Talia earned her bachelor’s degree in jazz studies at New York University under the direction of distinguished jazz musicians including Peter Bernstein, Adam Rogers, John Scofield, Alan Ferber, and Tony Moreno. She also spent time in Paris studying at the Pôle Supérieur Conservatory with guitarist Frédéric Favarel. Talia is an avid composer and has released five CDs of original music. Her pieces have been played at the Blue Note in NYC, the Banff Center for the Arts, and in countless venues across North America and Europe. Recently, she has been composing and arranging for jazz ensembles, as well as for her band, “Fassett & Rubenstein.”