Senior Artist Teacher
Biography: Kevin Cobb joined the American Brass Quintet in the fall of 1998 and with that appointment also became a faculty member of the Juilliard School and the Aspen Music Festival. In addition to his teaching duties at The Hartt School, he also serves on the faculty at SUNY Stony Brook. Originally from Bowling Green, Ohio, his first solo appearance was at age fifteen with the Toledo Symphony. After attending Interlochen Arts Academy, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Frank Kaderabek; he continued studies at The Juilliard School earning a Master of Music degree as a student of Mark Gould. Since his days at Curtis, Mr. Cobb has enjoyed touring and performing in Asia, Central America and Europe, as well as in the U.S. In New York, Mr. Cobb leads a diverse career and is regularly active with many of New York's top organizations. He can frequently be heard in radio and television commercials and has recorded over eight CDs with the ABQ alone. His first solo CD entitled, One, released by Summit Records, features an all American program of unaccompanied trumpet solos.