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Instrumental Studies: Bands


    • B.M.: (Saxophone Performance): University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      M.M.: Northwestern University
      D.M.A.: University of Michgan

      Dr. Cornett conducts the Temple University Wind Symphony and teaches courses in conducting. Prior to joining the faculty at Temple, she was Director of Bands at Cal State Fullerton where she conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Winds and taught courses in conducting and music education. She was also a Visiting Assistant Professor at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music.

      Cornett taught at Essex High School in Essex Junction, Vermont from 2007-2010 where she conducted three concert bands, jazz band, and taught courses in guitar and history of rock. She was also the band director at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls, Connecticut, from 2003-2005. She is published in the Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series, and has presented sessions at national CBDNA conferences, as well as numerous state conferences. She is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, and the National Association for Music Education.