Timothy Cobb

Instructor, Double Bass

Timothy Cobb joined the Mason Gross faculty in 2006 as a visiting artist. He teaches the double bass studio in collaboration with Lou Kosma. In addition to serving as principal bass of the Met Orchestra and as the double bass faculty chair at the Juilliard School, Cobb performs in chamber collaborations and solo appearances. Cobb frequently performs with quartets such as the Emerson, Guarneri, Belcea, Leipzing, and St.Lawrence, as well as artists such as Pincas Zukerman, Yefim Bronfman, James Levine, and Christian Zacharias, among many others. Cobb’s festival appearances include most of the major summer festivals such as the Bridgehampton, Marlboro, Mostly Mozart, Sarasota, and Tanglewood, among many others. Cobb can be heard on all Met recordings from 1986 as well as a 2003 Grammy®-nominated ‘L’Histoire du Soldat’ with the Harmonie Wind Ensemble of New York on Koch records. He is a former member of the Chicago Symphony and serves on the faculties of the Manhattan School of Music, Purchase College (SUNY), as well as Juilliard.

  • Expertise

    Double Bass