Not content with tours and LA recording sessions alone, Ron also lives the academic life, serving as the Dean of the School of Performance Studies at the world famous Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA.  He has served a professional life in both academia and music performance since 2010.

Ron is a college administrator with a fervency for learning, leadership, artistry, and assessment.  He’s adept at inspiring faculty to become their very best in guiding students toward living the lives they are meant to live.

Ron began his career at Musicians Institute in 2010 as an All-MI faculty member teaching Harmony Theory and Ear Training. He was promoted to All-MI Coordinator in 2012, to Program Chair of the Common Course Department in 2014, Associate Dean of Performance Studies in 2017, and to Dean of the School of Performance Studies in June 2020.

With a commitment to the continual improvement of programs combined with transparent and ethical administration, Ron Dziubla leads the Associates, Certificate, and Non-Credit in Performance Programs at Musicians Institute into the future.

Dean, School of Performance Studies. Musicians Institute, Hollywood, CA.


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Musicians Institute’s Administration and Instructional Technology Team at the D2L Connection Event at Cal State Long Beach, November 2018.  L-R: Ron Dziubla (Associate Dean of Performance Studies), Danielle Sassman (Director of Compliance), Jonathan Newkirk (Dean of Industry Studies), Marc Prado (LMS Administrator), Keita Akutsu (Instructor), Elisa Stewart (D2L) Jesse Akins (MI Online), and Pavel Grigoryants (Programmer/Analyst).
MI Program Chairs at APME conference at USC June 20 2014
Musicians Institute’s Academic Team presenting at the Association of Popular Music Education Annual Conference at the University of Southern California, June 2014. L-R: Stacy Turner, Stig Mathisen, Rachel Yoon, Maurice Verloop, Debra Byrd, Ron Dziubla, and Jonathan Newkirk.