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Frank Albert Kubena

Frank Albert Kubena, musician, postal service worker. Member National Polka Festival Committee, Ennis, Texas, 1986. Member Czech Catholic Union Texas, Slavonic Benevolent Order Texas, American Postal Workers Union, Knights of Columbus, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (secretary 1978-1979).

Background

  • Kubena, Frank Albert was born on September 5, 1955 in Ganado, Texas, United States. Son of Bohumir Frank and Louise Joan (Sklenarik) Kubena.

  • Education

    • BMEd, Southwest Texas State University, 1979.

    Career

    • Principal trumpet and saxophonist Lee Roy Matocha Orchestra, Fayetteville, Texas, 1973-1975. Saxophonist and bassist Red Raven Orchestra, Schulenburg, 1975-1978. Trombonist Little Fishermen Orchestra, New Braunfels, 1978-1979.

      Saxophonist and bassist Dutchmaster Orchestra, Houston, 1979-1983. Principal bassist, music arranger/coordinator, band historian Jodie Mikula Orchestra, Ennis, Texas, since 1984. Postal service distribution clerk United States Postal Service, since 1986.

      Music coordinator numerous orchestras, since 1973.

    Works

    • Co-producer: (recording) A Toast to Czech Music, 1985, Dance Tonight, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member National Polka Festival Committee, Ennis, Texas, 1986. Member Czech Catholic Union Texas, Slavonic Benevolent Order Texas, American Postal Workers Union, Knights of Columbus, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (secretary 1978-1979).

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting czech folk music, coin collecting/numismatics, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Cindy Denise Vrana. 1 child, Jonathon Frank.
    • father: Bohumir Frank Kubena
    • mother: Louise Joan (Sklenarik) Kubena
    • spouse: Cindy Denise Vrana
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    Born September 5, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1979
      Southwest Texas State University
    • 1973 - 1975
      Principal trumpet and saxophonist Lee Roy Matocha Orchestra
      Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      saxophonist and bassist Red Raven Orchestra
      Schulenburg, Texas, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      trombonist Little Fishermen Orchestra
      New Braunfels, Texas, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      saxophonist and bassist Dutchmaster Orchestra
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1984
      principal bassist
      Ennis, Texas, United States
    • 1986
      postal service distribution clerk, United States Postal Service