Ms. Rubis Class
Ms. Rubis is a seasoned music educator coming to Rocky Top MS from the Minneapolis, MN area. She holds a B.A in Music, with emphasis on clarinet and vocal performance. Ms. Rubis taught two years in Redwood Falls, MN before spending the last 18 years in the Columbia Heights Public School district. She has been teaching instrumental music for all 20 years, but has also taught choir, jazz band and was music/pit band director for many high school performances. Ms. Rubis has performed on clarinet for 17 years with the Bloomington Medalist Concert Band, which included performances at the Midwest Band & Orchestra, Minnesota Music Educators Clinic and a European Tour. Ms. Rubis' middle school band program in Columbia Heights recently received the 2019 Program of Distinction Award for the entire district. When she's not participating in music related activites, Ms. Rubis enjoys running, hiking, roller derby and watching MN Twins baseball.