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Kevin Cobb was born in Bowling Green, Ohio, and made his first solo appearance at age 15 with the Toledo Symphony. He joined the American Brass Quintet in 1998 and has since been an active performer with many of New York’s leading music organizations, including the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. He has also performed with the American Composer’s Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Speculum Musicae, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
In addition to his solo recording One: American Music for Unaccompanied Trumpet (Summit Records) and those made with the American Brass Quintet, Cobb appears on recordings by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera Brass. Cobb holds teaching positions at The Juilliard School, New York University, and SUNY Stony Brook, and at the Aspen Music Festival and School and the Colorado Summer Music Festival.