Brian Cobb is an active composer, performer, and music educator who resides in Seattle, WA. Brian’s diverse composition catalogue includes music for voice, wind ensemble, orchestra, dance, film, electronic media, and numerous chamber settings (most recently a work for viola da gamba and harpsichord, …so simple a beginning… ). Brian’s most recent works include award winning film music for the documentary Bezango, WA, chamber quartet collections, Campfire Songs (for two voices and mixed ensemble) a theatrical song cycle set during the American Frontier era, sCatterEd (for solo flute) an interdisciplinary work that fuses music/theatre/kinesics, and the evolution-influenced in far country (for alto/soprano saxophone & piano) commissioned by saxophone virtuoso Dr. Chien-Kwan Lin. He has also received commissions from the Universal Language Project and the New Works for Percussion Project. Brian’s music has been published by Ludwin Music Co and has received awards and grants from ASCAP, the University of Washington, and Jack Straw Artist’s Assistant Program. He has studied composition with Klaas de Vries, Salvatore Macchia, John Bavicchi, Diane Thome, Dennis Leclaire, Juan Pampin, and Robert HP Platz. Brian’s music has been performed throughout the United States and Western Europe.
Artist Support Program 2008 : Recorded Campfire Songs, a music album later released by Present Sounds.