Contact & Location


Lionel Hampton School of Music

Physical Address:
Corner of Blake & W. Sweet Ave.
PHONE: 208-885-6231
FAX: 208-885-7254
EMAIL: music@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton School of Music
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015
Roger Cole

Roger Cole, D.M.A.

Office: Music 305
Phone: (208) 885-7363
Email: rcole@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: c/o Lionel Hampton School of Music
P.O. Box 444015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Lionel Hampton School of Music
Professor of Clarinet and Music History

With UI Since 1976

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Clarinet
    • Music History
  • Biography
    Professional Background :

    Roger Cole came to the UI in 1976. He has studied with Jack Brymer in London, Keith Wilson at Yale and Richard Stoltzman in New York. In 1986 Dr. Cole was awarded the Idaho Commission of the Arts Fellowship to study in Europe. At that time Dr. Cole studied with the late Jack Brymer in London. He is currently the clarinetist with the Northwest Wind Quintet and has been the bass clarinetist with the Spokane Symphony.  Dr. Cole has been selected to perform at several International Clarinet Association Festivals. (Flagstaff, Arizona 1993, Dedicatory concert for Keith Wilson in Vancouver,  British Columbia in 2007  {with Richard Stoltzman and David Schifrin}, his all star Clarinet ensemble in Kansas City with Francois Houle in 2008).  Dr. Cole is an active member of the College Music Society performing in 2011 the solo work by Greg Steinke for Clarinet Alone.  This spring 2012 Roger Cole will perform the international premiere of Patricia Tilden’s work for Clarinet and Piano called Coffee with My Clarinet in Vancouver, British Columbia as part of the College Music Society regional convention.