With a focus on creative vision and personalization, Cubides Artist Management is an artist management company built for the world class musician. With specific attention given to each musician’s individual style and goals, CAM seeks to cultivate a meaningful relationship with you, the artist, and create the materials necessary to get you noticed. By utilizing marketing resources, image consultation, website design and actively scheduling tours and masterclasses, we work to highlight everything that you have to offer the world of music.

We believe that every musician has value and potential for success, and the key to realizing that success lies in targeting each musician’s unique personality and style and utilizing those traits through a multitude of different outlets. With an intimate understanding of how social media can influence the public’s perception of celebrity, CAM works to provide you with an internet presence that will increase awareness of your talent and value. Whatever pedagogical aspirations you may have, CAM is able to promote your voice as a source of knowledge in your field and help your work get noticed. With extensive knowledge of the relationship between fashion and artistic performance, we will work with you to create a public image which compliments how you see yourself as a musician, and also how the public will best see you. In every aspect of your career, CAM is dedicated to making your goals reality, and helping you thrive as a modern musician.

About CAM

Karen Cubides is a saxophonist, educator, and marketing/management consultant based in Boston. A multifaceted musician and entrepreneur, she is dedicated to bringing young musical artists the public attention they deserve while providing them with personalized services and representation. A certified life coach focusing on goal setting, emotional intelligence, and neuro-linguistic programming, Cubides believes in cultivating real relationships with clients to best understand their needs and bring them the success they seek. Her insight into the intricacies of the business side of the musical world and what it takes to establish a promising professional career has brought her connections with many of the East Coast’s finest artistic talents.

CEO of Cubides Artist Management and Executive Director of the Boston-based orchestra Bach, Beethoven & Brahms Society, Cubides works with a stable roster of talent professional instrumentalists and is a frequent lecturer on marketing and branding. She currently sits on the board of Audition Mode, a reflection of one of her most ardent passions – to help up-and-coming performers navigate the tricky transition from student musician to professional artist.

“I believe that every musician has value and potential for success, and the key to realizing that success lies in targeting each artist’s unique personality and style, then projecting those traits through a multitude of different outlets. My mission is to cultivate meaningful relationships, paying special attention to each musician’s goals, and create the materials necessary to launch them into the performing arts world. By using marketing resources, image consultation, website design, and actively scheduling tours and masterclasses, I work to highlight everything that an artist has to offer.”

Born in Colombia, SA and raised in Miami, Cubides attended Interlochen Arts Academy and has an undergraduate degree in saxophone performance from the Boston Conservatory.

Karen Cubides, CEO

Meet our Team

Trombonist Nick Laufer is the rare freelance musician with enviable facility and proven success across a wide range of musical styles. His enthusiasm and experience ranges from early Baroque to contemporary, from rock and jazz to Latin. Best known for his lead work in the professional trombone quartet Maniacal 4, Nick has performed hundreds of concerts in venues around the world. He also tours with country music superstar Toby Keith and he can play a mean sackbut, with engagements that include performances at the internationally-renowned Boston Early Music Festival.

Acclaimed for his lyrical style and warm, burnished tone, Nick’s playing can be heard on numerous recordings and streaming platforms, and his television appearances include “CBS Late Night with Stephen Colbert” and “CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party.” Born in Columbus, Ohio, Nick is a graduate of the University of North Texas, where he met the other three trombonists of Maniacal 4. He currently lives in Nashville and when he’s not playing trombone, likes to drink coffee and perfect his breakfast creations. Current endorsements include Buffet Group USA, Antoine Courtois Paris Trombones, Dansr, Inc., and Denis Wick, London.

Nick Laufer, COO

Erin Morrow

A recent graduate of Vanderbilt University in Flute Performance and Psychology, Erin is interested in helping artists achieve their goals. As the Executive Assistant at Cubides Artist Management, she helps with social media, marketing, and other administrative tasks. She is also passionate about the power of music in early childhood development and currently teaches music in a preschool in addition to her work at Cubides Artist Management. 

Emerging Artist Coordinator

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