Cameron Kubos, Director of Athletic Bands and Spirit Groups
Cameron Kubos is the Director of Athletic Bands and Spirit Groups for the University of Houston, overseeing all Athletic Bands, the University of Houston Cheerleaders, and the Cougar Dolls. Mr. Kubos directs the Spirit of Houston Marching Band and Cougar Brass Basketball Bands as well as conducting the Symphonic Band.
A two time graduate of the Moores School of Music, Mr. Kubos earned both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in trumpet performance. He has also completed all coursework for the Doctorate of Musical Arts in trumpet performance with a minor in conducting at the University of Houston and is currently finishing his essay "Cootie without Duke: Cootie Williams away from the Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1940-1962". Mr. Kubos's primary teachers in both conducting, music education, and performance have included David Bertman, John Benzer, Eddie Green, Noe Marmolejo, Mark Hughes, and Mark Barton.
Mr. Kubos spent the past three years serving as the Assistant Director of the Spirit of Houston, assisting with the marching band and overseeing all aspects of the Cougar Brass Basketball Bands. In addition to his work with athletic bands, he worked under Mr. Noe Marmolejo assisting with the Moores School Jazz Program. He served as the producer of the annual Moores School of Music Jazz Festival and as the director of the Texas Music Festival Jazz Institute. Mr. Kubos has spent time working with many local high school band programs, including six years on the visual and music staff for the Woodlands High School Marching Band. In addition to his work as an educator, Mr. Kubos still performs in the Houston area including work with the Houston Symphony.