American Brass Quintet; The Juilliard School; The Hartt School; SUNY Stony Brook
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. He is also currently serving as faculty at the The Hartt School and 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. At home 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 on television commercials and has even played with Metallica at a sold-out Madison Square Garden concert. His solo CD entitled, “One” on Summit Records, features an all American program of unaccompanied trumpet solos.