He has been a national finalist in the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's American Composer Competition for his CHAMBER SYMPHONY, which was later chosen by the Minnesota Orchestra for its annual reading session of new works. THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL, a chamber opera, has been produced off Broadway. I AM PROSPERO, has been performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minneapolis Chamber Symphony, University of Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Symphony New Brunswick in Canada.
Dr. Goldstaub has presented workshops in improvisation and creativity at many schools including the Oberlin College Conservatory, Syracuse University and Saint Olaf College. As an editorial assistant to Michael Kaye, He contributed to the new version of Offenbach's LES CONTES d'HOFFMANN, produced by the Boston Lyric Opera and Opera de Lyon. His article on the opera THE VOYAGE by Philip Glass is included in the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE OF THE SEA AND THE GREAT LAKES.
Dr Goldstaub earned the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees at the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Samuel Adler, Warren Benson and Joseph Schwantner. At Ithaca College, he earned the Bachelor of Music degree, and was a composition student of Karel Husa.
Dr. Goldstaub is a faculty member in the Music Department of Binghamton University.
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