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Nancy Hill Cobb

Nancy Hill Cobb

She/Her

Nancy Hill Cobb

She/Her

Biography

Nancy Hill Cobb is a composer and conductor who spent 44 years as a professor and administrator in universities around the country. Her full-length musical, The Suffragist (book and lyrics by Cavan Hallman), was premiered in July 2021 at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Starring in The Suffragist were Nancy Opel, Cathryn Wake, MaKayala McDonald and Joel Waggoner. Cobb’s compositions are performed across the United States and around the world. 2023 premieres were with Orchestra Iowa (Shades and Illumination), and the Ohio State Men’s Glee Club (“The Dawn’s Awake”). A 2024 premiere, “Jubilant,” was held at Morningside University in Sioux City, Iowa.

Professional Experience

  • Education
  • Community Theatre
  • Doctoral Degree

Regions

  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Orchestrator
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Classroom Music Teacher

Primary Instruments

  • Piano

Software

  • Finale

Additional Skills

  • Arts Administration

Affiliations

  • ASCAP