Alina Rubinstein

Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine

Alina Rubinstein is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. She is on the faculty of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education (IPE), affiliated with the New York University Medical Center, where she is currently co-teaching “Theories of the Self” to psychoanalytic candidates. She also supervises trainees in IPE’s Adult Psychotherapy Program and psychiatry residents at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Rubinstein was raised in a family of musicians and has played the piano all her life. She served as a juror for the first four Piano Competitions for Outstanding Amateurs established in 1999 by the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas. An avid chamber music participant, she performs in concerts several times a year with other musicians. Seven years ago Dr. Rubinstein also began studying the cello, wishing to explore non-percussive techniques of producing musical sound.

Participant In:

Music to Whose Ears? Music, Emotion, and Mind

Saturday, April 13th
2:30 - 4:30PM

Past Event

A foundational work on emotion and music, Leonard Meyer’s 1956 treatise,Emotion and Meaning in Music, describes competing philosophical positions regarding musical meaning. It might rest exclusively within the context of the work itself; or refer to the extra-musical world of concepts, actions, emotional states, and character; or stem from an intellectual perception of the formalist… read more »