Kara Cook - Trumpet, Trombone
Kara Cook is a music educator from Long Island, NY. She went to the University of Hartford, the Hartt School and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music Degree in music education. At the Hartt school, she studied with Carrie Koffman. Kara performed with the Hartt school saxophone ensemble at the 2010 North American Saxophone Alliance conference in West Point, New York. In 2012, she was a part of the clarinet section for the Hartt School Wind Ensemble’s performance of John Corigliano’s “Circus Maximus.” She also performed with her saxophone quartet, Party of 4, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia at the 2013 International U.S. Navy Band Saxophone Symposium. Currently, Kara plays tenor saxophone in a reggae cover band composed entirely of music educators, called Elm City Sound. Kara is a general music teacher at Haddam-Killingworth Middle School for grades 6 and 7. She also works at three private schools teaching band, grades 4-8, and general music, grades K-4.