Ben A. Ubovich, PhD
A dedicated musician, educator, and clinician/adjudicator, Ben A. Ubovich’s career span over thirty years. Currently, Dr. Ubovich is President of the American College of Music. An online graduate institution dedicated to the advancement of music education.
As former Music Director of San Marino High School and the San Marino Unified School District Music Coordinator, Dr. Ubovich instructed the wind ensemble, orchestra, concert band, marching band, jazz ensemble, and the two elementary schools’ fifth-grade bands along with AP Music Theory. Under Dr. Ubovich’s musical direction, his performing groups garnered prestigious nationally and internationally awards.
His honors and awards include Commendation for High Standards and Outstanding Achievement in Education – Judy Chu, U.S. Congress, Grammy Music Educator Award Nominee, Co-recipient of Los Angeles County Bravo Award in Arts Education, Pre-Doctoral Scholar Award, and Outstanding Achievement Award – Charter School of Education – California State University, Los Angeles, California Music Educators National Conference Award of Appreciation for outstanding performance, and the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association Meritorious Service Award.
Ben Ubovich holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in music education from the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago. His other degrees include a Master of Music degree in Saxophone Performance and Master of Arts degree in Education Technology from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from San Diego State University.