Rob Opitz

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 international musicians:

Tito Puente

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Dennis Edwards and the Temptations Review

Under the Streetlamp

Claudio Roditi

Robbie DuPree

Diane Schuur

and Many more.

Rob appears locally with artists such as Orquesta MaCuba, Yacht Rock Revue, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra Jazz Ensemble, The Joe Gransden Big Band, Gwen Hughes, Kingsized, US Beat, Atlanta Beat, Rupert's Orchestra, Shimmer Band, Perfect 10, and many more.