UCF Music Department
Jesse Cook

Jesse Cook

  • Assistant Professor

Jesse.Cook@ucf.edu
407-823-8809
Office Hours: As Posted
Campus Location: PACM106
View CV
View Personal Web site

Dr. Jesse Cook is the Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the University of Central Florida, and has also held appointments at Valdosta State University (GA), Pittsburg State University (KS) and Northeastern State University (OK). Dr. Cook received his DMA from The University of Texas at Austin. Among others, he has enjoyed performances with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Kansas City Symphony, and the Jacksonville Symphony. Dr. Cook has also appeared as a soloist in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #2 with the Austin Bach Cantata Project, Bernstein's Mass for Wind Ensemble and Brass Quintet with the Austin Symphonic Band, the Wind Ensemble at the University of Texas at Austin, and L'Histoire du Soldat with the Round Top Festival Orchestra Faculty.

Dr. Cook is also an in-demand recitalist and clinician: He has performed for, judged, and instructed collegiate students at universities and conservatories across the United States and Europe. Dr. Cook publishes frequently in the International Trumpet Guild Journal and has been an invited speaker at the 2019 National Trumpet Competition, 2019 International Trumpet Guild Conference, 2017 Georgia Music Educators Association Conference, the 2014 Texas Music Educator Association annual conference and the 2014 International Trumpet Guild conference.

Dr. Cook is an Edwards and Getzen Instruments Performing Artist.

Recent Research Activities

Trumpet Pedagogy
Trumpet Performance
Orchestral Music
Chamber Music
Music Business
Music Performance Anxiety

Selected Publications

Articles/Essays

  • Cook, Jesse. “Music Performance Anxiety, Part II: Understanding Music Performance Anxiety is, How it Works, and Avoiding its Effects in the Classroom.” International Trumpet Guild Journal, Volume 38/4, June 2014, pp. 29-37.
  • Cook, Jesse. “Music Performance Anxiety, Part I: Understanding Music Performance Anxiety is, How it Works, and Avoiding its Effects in the Classroom.” International Trumpet Guild Journal, Volume 38/3, March 2014, pp. 23-32.

Recordings

  • Cook, Jesse. Imagined Conversations: Music for Trumpet and Piano with Percussion. MSR Classics, MS 1659. Recorded in 2017. CD.

Awards

Performance Awards:

Guest Artist: 
International Congress of Trumpet, Conservatorio Superior de Música. Castellón, Spain. 2019.
University of Southern Mississippi, Trumpet Festival. Hattiesburg, MS, 2020.

Invited Performer:
Florida State University, 2017. 
University of South Carolina, 2017.
University of Texas, 2015.
Wichita State University, 2015.
University of Oklahoma, 2014.

Academic Awards:

Invited Lecturer:
International Trumpet Guild, 2019.
National Trumpet Competition, 2019.
Georgia Music Educators Association Conference, 2017.
Texas Music Educators Association Conference, 2014. 

Judge:
International Trumpet Guild Research Symposium Adjudicator. 2020
International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition Finals Judge. 2019
International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition Prelims Judge. 2015.

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10920 MUN3431L Brass Quintet Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
19824 MUN3437 Trumpet Ensemble Face to Face Instruction (P) Not Online
No Description Available
10335 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10338 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10343 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10348 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10547 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10353 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
16681 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
16747 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80743 MUE2460 Brass Techniques Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM Available
No Description Available
92123 MUL4443 Brass Literature and Pedagogy World Wide Web (W) Available

This course teaches brass literature and pedagogy to upperclassmen and graduate brass performance majors. Solo, chamber and prominent large ensemble works for brass are covered extensively.

92124 MUL5448 Brass Literature and Pedagogy World Wide Web (W) Not Online
No Description Available
81313 MUN3431L Brass Quintet Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
92128 MUN3437 Trumpet Ensemble Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
80510 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Secondary Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80513 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Freshman Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80518 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Freshman Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80523 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Not Online

This course is Sophomore Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80789 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

 This course is Junior Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80528 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Junior Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80533 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Senior Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

80888 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Video Strmng (V) COVID DL exmp M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Graduate Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

No courses found for Summer 2020.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
17938 MUN3431L Brass Quintet Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W 02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Available

Study and performance practice of brass quintet repertoire ranging from the medieval period to modern music.

21004 MUN3437 Trumpet Ensemble Face to Face Instruction (P) M 05:00 PM - 06:20 PM Available

This course delves into performance study and performance practice of trumpet ensemble chamber music, from the medieval period to modernity.

17086 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Secondary Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17089 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Freshman Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17094 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Sophomore Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17099 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Junior Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17356 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Junior Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17104 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Senior Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17108 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Graduate Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

17477 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available

This course is Graduate Level Major Private Trumpet Lessons. Topics covered: Trumpet pedagogy, performance practice, pre-professional training, music study. 

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
89540 MUE2460 Brass Techniques Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM Available
No Description Available
90183 MUN3431L Brass Quintet Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM Available
No Description Available
94034 MUN3437 Trumpet Ensemble Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu 05:30 PM - 06:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89291 MVB1211 Secondary Trumpet Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89294 MVB1411 Trumpet Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89299 MVB2421 Trumpet Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89304 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89591 MVB3431 Trumpet Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89309 MVB4441 Trumpet Ⅳ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89314 MVB5451 Trumpet Ⅴ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available
89696 MVB6461 Trumpet Ⅵ Face to Face Instruction (P) M 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Available
No Description Available

Updated: Aug 26, 2020

Music Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-2869 Fax: 407-823-3378 • E-mail: ucfmusic@ucf.edu