Seymour Rubinstein was born in New York City where he studied violin at the renowned High School of Music and Art. From there he won a full scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Raphael Bronstein, earning Bachelors and Masters Degrees of Music. Soon after, he was awarded the prestigious Doctorate of Education at Columbia University. A recognized recitalist and chamber musician in NYC, he appeared at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, as well as on radio and television. As a member of the Seventh Army Symphony, he toured extensively throughout Germany, France, Luxembourg, Denmark and the British Isles.
While serving as Associate Professor of Music at Indiana University, Dr. Rubinstein also held positions as Music Director and Conductor of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and the Midwest Chamber Orchestra. He has also conducted the New Rochelle and Westchester Symphonies and festival orchestras in Manhattan and Tanglewood. Presently director of the Southern California Chamber Soloists and the Inland Valley Youth Symphony, he is also founder and director of Candlelight Entertainment, Inc., one of Southern Californias premiere music production companies.
As an active studio musician in Los Angeles, Seymour Rubinsteins violin has been heard on such motion picture sound tracks as Blue Thunder, War Games, Little House on the Prairie, etc.
Published works include: Ten Masterworks for String Orchestra, Volumes 1 & 2 (Shawnee Press), Seven Miniatures for String Orchestra (Shawnee Press) and Music Round the World, Volumes 1, 2, and 3 (Pantom Publications).