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musician , postal service worker

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

  • Other Work

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

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).

Interests

  • Other 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