Pianist Rokas Zubovas became a faculty member at the Piano Department of the Lithuanian Academy of Music in 2000. Prior to this, he taught in the Music Department of Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois. Rokas is a winner of the Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition in New York and the M.K.Čiurlionis International Piano Competition in Vilnius, Lithuania and has appeared at various Festivals throughout the United States, Russia and Europe. Rokas frequently performs with his wife, pianist Sonata Deveikytė-Zubovienė as a Duo Zubovas piano ensemble, and as a chamber musician with various soloists and chamber groups. During the last ten years he has recorded four CDs related to music of Čiurlionis for labels in Lithuania, Germany, and the United States. In 2010, to commemorate Čiurlionis’ 135th anniversary, Mr. Zubovas is recording all piano works of the composer. The 6 CD box will be released early in 2011.