Kincaid Rabb (b. 1993), collaborative composer and arts advocate, has worked with numerous creative and performing artists in Arizona, including the Paradise Winds, the Driftwood 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.” Kincaid has had premieres at the Phoenix Orpheum Theatre, the Musical Instrument Museum, Glendale Community College, and the University of Arizona. His principal teachers have included Douglas Harbin, Sydney Guillaume, Daniel Asia, and Pamela Decker.
Kincaid was the Founder and Executive Director of Classical Revolution Tucson, an organization dedicated to making classical chamber music more accessible by bringing it to nontraditional venues. He also served in the Associated Students of the University of Arizona as the inaugural Senator representing the College of Fine Arts. He graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Music Composition in the spring of 2017. Staring in fall 2018, Kincaid will be attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as a graduate assistant in Music Composition.
Kincaid was a founding member of Outlaw Reeds, a Tucson-based reed quintet that sought to present high quality chamber music while connecting to the deep cultural history of southern Arizona. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona, where he continues to develop and seek new opportunities for collaboration with musicians and other artists.
Kincaid's CV can be found here.