Jim Cossetti

Instrument: All Brass

Jim Cossetti has been playing trumpet since 1959. He has studied with Mr. Anthony Mattarese, and Mr. Richard Garrick, president of the New Jersey Brass Quintet, and also taught and played with several brass ensembles and drum & bugle corps. His drum and bugle corps have earned two national championships.

He was part of the music and marching staff at Coatesville Area Senior High School from 1993 to 2004, and he was also instructor, technical advisor and occasional performer with the “Coatesville Brass” ensemble.

Jim is a member and trustee of the World Drum & Bugle Corps Hall of Fame, and a performing member of the Music Express mixed ensemble. He is a respected music adjudicator with the Cavalcade of Bands Association, for whom he judges marching bands, indoor performers and jazz bands. He teaches all brass instruments.