Joel Cohen, Assistant PrincipalPercussion
Year you joined the Grant Park Music Festival:
Where did you study?
What do you love most about your instrument?
I love the endless variety of percussion instruments, as well as the range of different sound "colors"
What would you be if you were not a musician?
Can you share any memorable stories about your experience with the Grant Park Music Festival?
A concert during a thunderstorm. With lightning flashing above, the loyal Grant Park audience refused to leave!
What’s on your playlist at the moment?
I am so old school, I don't have a playlist.
Searching for Chicago's architectural gems.