Jeremy D. Cuebas is a rising Arts Administrator, Digital Marketer, and Conductor with over 10 years of experience leading and supporting orchestras and their musicians. He joined the Fort Collins Symphony in 2018 as its Assistant Conductor, then became the organization’s first Digital Communications Director in 2021 after building the symphony’s new website. In this position, he has dramatically expanded the orchestra’s digital presence and has revitalized the symphony’s content marketing and audience engagement. By blending his musical and administrative skills, he has helped make the orchestra and its concerts more engaging and accessible.
Jeremy’s research focuses on designing sustainable practices for orchestras to attract and retain diverse audiences. By exploring new avenues for engagement and improving user experience and accessibility, he hopes to help orchestras expand and deepen their impact and financial viability.
Before working with the FCS, Jeremy served as a Box Office Manager for Denver’s Colorado Symphony. During that time, he streamlined administrative tasks and implemented new protocols for box office staff, leading to reductions in operating costs and increased donations. In 2020 and 2021, his team helped lead the organization and its audiences through the Covid-19 shutdowns.
In 2017, Jeremy founded the Podium Time Podcast, a series of interviews with conductors focused on conductor training and education. Since then, it has featured over 100 conductors and been downloaded over 43,000 times. Notable guests include JoAnn Falletta, Teddy Abrams, Tito Muñoz, Mei-Ann Chen, Brett Mitchell, and Miguel Harth-Bedoya. In 2021, the podcast celebrated its 100th episode with a live-stream fundraiser in collaboration with the Chicago Sinfonietta to support the Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors.
Jeremy is the founding Music Director and Conductor of the Denver Rock Orchestra, an ensemble consisting of symphony orchestra members, rock-band bass and drums, and vocalists. He completed his master’s degree in orchestral conducting with Maestro Wes Kenney at Colorado State University and has studied at workshops in Bulgaria, Montreal, New York, Missouri, and Colorado.