Rob Opitz is artist-in-residence in jazz trumpet at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. In addition to his duties at Kennesaw, he is a busy performer, clinician, and educator. Rob is the founder and director of the Atlanta Latin Jazz Orchestra.

Rob performs regularly throughout the Southeast and Midwest. He is sought after as a trumpet artist, educator, clinician, and adjudicator. Rob has appeared as a sideman with the following musicians:

  • Tito Puente
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
  • Dennis Edwards and the Temptations Review
  • Under the Streetlamp
  • Claudio Roditi
  • Diane Schuur
  • Yacht Rock Revue
  • and Many more.

Rob appears locally with artists such as Orquesta MaCuba, the Joe Gransden Big Band, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra Jazz Ensemble, Gwen Hughes, Kingsized, US Beat, Atlanta Beat, Rupert's Orchestra, and many more.

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Rob is available for everything from small group jazz, to orchestral playing, to international touring - and has experience in all of these, and more!

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Recording Sessions

Rob is one of the top call trumpet players in Atlanta for studio session work. He has experience in everything from jingles to smooth jazz. Need a remote session? Rob has an excellent home studio setup for remote recording!

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Rob is available for both in-person AND online Zoom/Skype lessons. Check him out for help with classical trumpet, jazz playing, lead trumpet, or anything else!

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Rob is an accomplished arranger for everything from marching band to contemporary jazz small group. Charts are professionally edited and easy to read.

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If you need a group for any occasion - weddings / funerals / birthdays / conferences / concerts, please reach out. If he doesn't have that group, he'll put you in touch with someone who does.

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Mr. Opitz will be happy to answer any questions regarding:

The School of Music
Jazz Trumpet
Commercial Trumpet