A native of the Washington, D.C. area, baroque trumpeter Josh Cohen is greatly sought after by leading early music ensembles throughout North America. The principal baroque trumpet with the Washington Bach Consort, he has also performed as principal and solo trumpet for ensembles such as Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montreal, Arion (Montreal), Bach Sinfonia (Washington D.C.), Aston Magna (Boston) Musica Maris (Rhode Island), Houston Bach Society, Ensemble Telemann (Montreal), and participated in festivals such as the Indiana Festival of Early Music, International Festival of Baroque Music at Lameque (N.B. Canada) and the Bach Festival of Montreal. Mr. Cohen has recorded some of the most famous and demanding works for baroque trumpet. His recording of Vivaldi’s Gloria with Ensemble Caprice won the Juno award for Best Album of the Year in the vocal category. Mr. Cohen received a M.M. from McGill University and a B.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music.