Principal bass of The New York Philharmonic, Timothy Cobb also keeps busy as a teacher, chamber musician and soloist. Mr. Cobb serves as double bass department chair at the Juilliard School, and serves on the faculties of the Manhattan School, Purchase College and Rutgers University, as well as the Mannes School Preparatory division. Mr. Cobb also holds the title ‘Distinguished Artist in Residence’ at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Formerly principal bass of the Metropolitan Opera, as well as a member of the Chicago Symphony, Mr. Cobb can be heard on all Met recordings after 1985, and in a CD of Giovanni Bottesini’s duo bass compositions on the Naxos label.
Mr. Cobb also serves as principal bass for Valery Gergeiv’s World Orchestra for Peace, a gathering of invited musicians from around the world who donate their time biannually, forming an orchestra to promote international friendship and understanding. From his affiliation with the World Orchestra, Mr. Cobb has been designated a ‘UNESCO Artist for Peace’. Additionally, Mr. Cobb served as principal bass for the Mostly Mozart Festival for twenty seasons.
Lesson 1 hour