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Robert Cossom

Percussionist

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

HQ Phone: +61 3 9626 1111

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

GPO Box 9994

Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Australia

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Background Information

Employment History

Percussion Teacher
Melbourne University

Composer
Rhythmscape Publishing

Coordinator of Percussion
Melbourne University

THE TUTOR, Timpani and Percussion
Australian Youth Orchestra

Affiliations

Board Member
The Cybec Foundation

Founder
MSO Snare Drum Award

Web References (48 Total References)


Robert Cossom

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Robert Cossom

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Robert Cossom
Percussion
Originally from Tasmania, Robert Cossom studied percussion and drum kit with Tom O'Kelly and Eric Johnstone.
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Robert has performed with the Queensland, West Australian & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras and is currently a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
He has appeared as soloist with the Tasmanian and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and has given solo recitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart and Canberra. He maintains a considerable commitment to education; he has tutored at several National Music Camps, presented schools' concerts for the MSO and is currently teaching percussion at Melbourne University. In 2004 he established the MSO Snare Drum Award for tertiary students. During 2007, 2008 and 2011 he was composer-in-residence at Border Music Camp, Albury.
Robert's compositions are regularly heard in Australia and overseas, including recent performances at the Banff Centre in Canada. His works appear in AMEB, VCE and national tertiary education syllabi. He is a member of the board of the Cybec Foundation. A proud alumnus of the Derwent Scottish Pipe Band, Robert has addressed the Japan Percussion Society on the art of cimbalom playing.


Percussion Music, Print Music : Rhythmscape Publishing :: Our Composer Team

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Ian Cleworth - Robert Cossom - Alan Emslie - David Franzke - Stuart Greenbaum - Tanja Hafenstein

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Robert Cossom
> go straight to Rob's works
Originally from Tasmania, Robert Cossom studied percussion and drum kit with Tom O'Kelly and Eric Johnstone.
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Robert has performed with the Queensland, West Australian & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras and is currently a member of the Melbourne Symphony (MSO). He has appeared as soloist with the Tasmanian and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and has given solo recitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart and Canberra. He maintains a considerable commitment to education; he has tutored at several National Music Camps, presented schools' concerts for the MSO and is currently Co-ordinator of Percussion at Melbourne University.
In 2004 he established the MSO Snare Drum Award for tertiary students. During 2007 and 2008 he was composer-in-residence at Border Music Camp, Albury. Robert's compositions are regularly heard in Australia and overseas, including recent performances at the Banff Centre in Canada. His works appear in AMEB, VCE and national tertiary education syllabi. He is a member of the board of the Cybec Foundation. A proud alumnus of the Derwent Scottish Pipe Band, Robert has addressed the Japan Percussion Society on the art of cimbalom playing. His dog is named Riva. .top.


Percussion Music, Print Music : Rhythmscape Publishing :: Our Composer Team

www.rhythmscape.com.au [cached]

Ian Cleworth - Robert Cossom - Alan Emslie - David Franzke - Stuart Greenbaum - Tanja Hafenstein

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Robert Cossom
> go straight to Rob's works
Originally from Tasmania, Robert Cossom studied percussion and drum kit with Tom O'Kelly and Eric Johnstone.
...
Robert has performed with the Queensland, West Australian & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras and is currently a member of the Melbourne Symphony (MSO). He has appeared as soloist with the Tasmanian and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and has given solo recitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart and Canberra. He maintains a considerable commitment to education; he has tutored at several National Music Camps, presented schools' concerts for the MSO and is currently Co-ordinator of Percussion at Melbourne University.
In 2004 he established the MSO Snare Drum Award for tertiary students. During 2007 and 2008 he was composer-in-residence at Border Music Camp, Albury. Robert's compositions are regularly heard in Australia and overseas, including recent performances at the Banff Centre in Canada. His works appear in AMEB, VCE and national tertiary education syllabi. He is a member of the board of the Cybec Foundation. A proud alumnus of the Derwent Scottish Pipe Band, Robert has addressed the Japan Percussion Society on the art of cimbalom playing. His dog is named Riva. .top.


Percussion Music, Print Music : Rhythmscape Publishing :: Our Composer Team

www.rhythmscape.com.au [cached]

Ian Cleworth - Robert Cossom - Alan Emslie - David Franzke - Stuart Greenbaum - Tanja Hafenstein

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Robert Cossom
> go straight to Rob's works
Originally from Tasmania, Robert Cossom studied percussion and drum kit with Tom O'Kelly and Eric Johnstone.
...
Robert has performed with the Queensland, West Australian & Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras and is currently a member of the Melbourne Symphony (MSO). He has appeared as soloist with the Tasmanian and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and has given solo recitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart and Canberra. He maintains a considerable commitment to education; he has tutored at several National Music Camps, presented schools' concerts for the MSO and is currently Co-ordinator of Percussion at Melbourne University.
In 2004 he established the MSO Snare Drum Award for tertiary students. During 2007 and 2008 he was composer-in-residence at Border Music Camp, Albury. Robert's compositions are regularly heard in Australia and overseas, including recent performances at the Banff Centre in Canada. His works appear in AMEB, VCE and national tertiary education syllabi. He is a member of the board of the Cybec Foundation. A proud alumnus of the Derwent Scottish Pipe Band, Robert has addressed the Japan Percussion Society on the art of cimbalom playing. His dog is named Riva. .top.


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra announces new artistic appointments

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L-R: MSO Percussionist and Snare Drum Award founder, Robert Cossom with Kris Edward, MSO Percussionist and composer John Arcaro, Lyn Edward and Tim Edward

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Reflecting this affinity, the Edward family have chosen to support the MSO by giving to the annual Snare Drum Award, an Artist Development Program established by MSO's percussionist Rob Cossom. The program is designed to encourage the pursuit of excellence in snare drum performance in Australia and New Zealand. "The Award is Rob Cossom's baby.

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