Music

Vocal Resume

Oratorio/Concerts with Orchestra

Elijah (Mendelssohn) — Alto Soloist — Paris Choral Society
Magnificat (Bach) — Alto Soloist — Brooklyn Philharmonic
Songs of Innocence and Experience (Bolcom) — Alto in Solo Sextet — Brooklyn Philharmonic
Israel in Egypt (Handel) — Alto Soloist — Sine Nomine Singers and Orchestra
Utrecht Te Deum (Handel) — Alto Soloist — Orchestra des Landesteater Dessau
Magnificat (Bach) — Alto Soloist — AIMS Orchestra
Die Zauberflote, Act I — Third Lady — AIMS Orchestra

Opera

Salome — Herodias — Amici Opera
Romeo et Juliette — Gertrude — Empire State Opera
Cavalleria Rusticana — Mamma Lucia — Brooklyn Repertory Opera
The Veil of Forgetfulness — Azenora (created the role) — Brooklyn Repertory Opera
Ariadne auf Naxos — Dryade — Brooklyn Repertory Opera
Little Red Riding Hood — Mother/Grandmother — Opera on the Go
Il Trovatore — Azucena — New York Opera Forum
I Puritani — Enrichetta — Opera Nova
The Beggar’s Opera — Mrs. Trapes — Hell’s Kitchen Opera
Madama Butterfly — Suzuki — New York Opera Forum

Recordings

Israel in Egypt (Handel), Newport Classic — Alto Soloist — Sine Nomine Singers and Orchestra

Praise

“Barrett Cobb’s contralto … summoned a deeply moved and moving climax.”
— Bernard Holland, The New York Times

“The soloists, all worthy, included … Barrett Cobb.”
— Tim Page, The New York Times

“A heartbreakingly beautiful voice…”
— J. Polyzoides, Paros Life (Paros, Greece)

“Barrett … has a beautiful, well-trained voice.”
— Teri Davis, Bestseller’s World

“One often calls versatile artists ‘triple-threats’ but Barrett Cobb is really a quintuple threat and more.”
— Rorianne Schrade, The New York Concert Review
Read the full review: A Concert Celebrating the Publication of Barrett Cobb’s book, Walk, Shepherdess Walk, in Review

Audio

O Rest in the Lord (m4a)
from Elijah
by Felix Mendelssohn

Songs My Mother Taught Me (mp3)
for voice and piano
by Antonin Dvorak

“Dido’s Lament” (mp3)
from the opera Dido and Aeneas
by Henry Purcell

Flute Resume

Principal Flute

Orquesta Sinfonica de Colombia
Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Amercan Chamber Orchestra
Lubo Opera
Opera North
Bel Canto Opera

Soloist in Concerti

Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Willis Page, conductor — Ballade, Frank Martin
Brevard Symphony, James C. Pfohl, conductor — Concerto in G Major, Mozart,
American Chamber Orchestra, Charles Barker — Ballade, Frank Martin
Westchester Chamber Orchestra, Jens Nygaard, conductor — Piccolo Concerto in C, Vivaldi
Contreras Chamber Orchestra: Jose Contreras, conductor — Suite in B Minor, Bach
Orquesta Sinfonica de Colombia: Bruce Wright, conductor — Tres Canciones, Alfredo Aragon

Chamber Music

Quintet of the Americas, founding member
hundreds of concerts throughout North and South America

Praise

“Muy bien la flautista Barrett Cobb.”
El Tiempo (Bogota, Colombia)

“Barrett Cobb played with beautiful tone, sure technique and an ease and an elegance which is notable and most gratifying.”
The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee)

Audio

“The Lamb’s Lament” (mp3)
for alto flute and piano
by Barrett Cobb

“Syrinx” (mp3)
for solo flute
by Claude Debussy

Education

Yale University, Master of Musical Arts
Oberlin Conservatory, Bachelor of Music