Collaborative Composer and Arts Advocate Kincaid Rabb has worked to build bridges for the arts in the state of Arizona through music, creativity, and student activism.
Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Rabb has collaborated with numerous creative and performing artists in the state, including the Paradise Winds, the Driftwood Reed Quintet, the Santa Cruz Summer Winds, the Brelby Theatre Company, and the faculty and students at Arizona School for the Arts. He has won awards such as second prize in the 2011 Hillcrest Wind Ensemble Call for Scores with his piece “Piper’s March,” and first prize in Composition for the 2014 Maricopa County Community College District Artists of Promise Awards with his piece “Scenes from the Big Top.” Rabb has had premieres at the Phoenix Orpheum Theatre, the Musical Instrument Museum, Glendale Community College, and both Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. His principal teachers have included Monica Shriver, Adam Roberts, Stefanie Gardner, Jerry Kirkbride, Daniel Asia, and Pamela Decker.
Rabb was the Founder and Executive Director of Classical Revolution Tucson, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making classical chamber music more accessible by bringing it to nontraditional venues. He also serves in the Associated Students of the University of Arizona as the inaugural Senator representing the College of Fine Arts, formerly serving as a Club Advocate; is the Vice President of Legacy and Founder for collabArts, a University of Arizona student organization dedicated to interdisciplinary artistic student collaboration; and is an Ambassador for the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts.
Kincaid Rabb regularly seeks out opportunities to collaborate with local and national creative artists, and he relishes the opportunity to continue to advocate for participation and inclusion in classical music in Arizona.
In his spare time, Kincaid enjoys House of Cards, the Rachel Maddow Show, Magic: the Gathering, Pokemon, and Harry Potter. Kincaid currently lives in Tucson, Arizona, and is preparing to graduate from the University of Arizona in the spring of 2017.