Cort Roberts, Horn
Hornist Cort Roberts enjoys a diverse life in music as a performer, educator, and academic. In recent summers, he has been heard at Bravo! Vail Music Festival, Rockport Music, and Bowdoin International Music Festival. He completed his master’s degree at The Juilliard School, where he held two community engagement fellowships. He is now pursuing his doctoral degree at Stony Brook University.
In 2019, Cort joined The Brass Project, a sextet dedicated to commissioning new works that represent diverse 21st-century musical perspectives. The group has cultivated and presented educational programs for students of all ages in Colorado, New York, Massachusetts, and Texas.
A native of Colorado, Cort completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Along with music, he studied business and leadership theory. In 2016, he spent a season as principal horn with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Sonora, learning Spanish and several traditional Mexican recipes along the way! As part of his fellowship with Ensemble Connect, Cort teaches at PS 200 Benson School in Brooklyn.