Chloe Rowlands is a trumpet player, composer, and music educator living in New York City. Born in Seattle and raised in Phoenix, Chloe moved to NYC in 2010 to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. She enjoys performing a wide variety of styles and can be found in various musical settings such as leading the brass section in the orchestra for Loft Opera productions, playing flugelhorn, synthesizer, and singing background vocals in the Indie-Rock band Cape Francis, and composing and producing music for film and media. Chloe is the newest member of The Westerlies, a new music brass quartet.
She has shared the stage with many notable musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Charli Persip, Marcus Printup, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Bergeron, Donny McCaslin, Terell Stafford, Brian Lynch, Paquito D’Rivera, and has played in bands such as Fleet Foxes and Frances Cone. Chloe has performed across the world at various festivals and venues such as the Monterey Jazz Festival, Voodoo Music Festival, South by Southwest, Marian’s Jazz Room and the Bern International Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Jarasum International Jazz Festival in South Korea, and the Java International Jazz Festival in Indonesia.
She is the 2nd place winner of the International Trumpet Guild’s Jazz Trumpet Competition, and a recipient of the Theresa Perez Directors Award and the Eubie Blake Scholarship award.