Tama Kott has performed solo, orchestral, opera, wind band, and chamber music throughout Europe and the Americas. She has been part of numerous ensembles performing live on National Public Radio, competed at the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and been awarded numerous grants to research and perform in the US and abroad. Dr. Kott is currently a faculty member at CCC. Kott served as Visiting Professor of Bassoon (sabbatical replacement) at Kutztown University during the Spring 2016 semester, has taught at Northern Arizona University, Yavapai College, the University of Tennessee at Martin, West Liberty University, Berry College, and the Long Island Conservatory where she also held an administrative post, Director of Student Advising and Admissions. Tama Kott is performing regularly with orchestras in Arizona, and held positions with ensembles in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Georgia. Additionally, Kott held posts as principal bassoon with the Heidelberg Schollfestpiele Orchester, Germany, the Orquesta Sinfonica Universidad Autonomo Neueva Leon, Mexico and was an associate musician with the Columbus Symphony (OH) and Chattanooga Symphony.