Corey Robinson currently serves as the Adjunct Instructor of Percussion at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Texas Woman’s University. He also serves as the Assistant Percussion Director at Flower Mound High School, in Flower Mound, Texas. He has performed duet recitals of his own compositions at conventions such as the World Saxophone Conference (Strasbourg, France) and two North American Saxophone Alliance Conferences (Lubbock, Texas and Cincinnati, Ohio). As an ensemble member, he has performed at three PASIC conventions: two at percussion ensemble showcase concerts with Indiana University and the University of North Texas and once as a member of the PAS 50th Anniversary Marimba Orchestra. The University of North Texas Percussion Ensemble premiered Corey’s composition, Twisted Metal, at the PASIC in 2016. He has also recorded and performed with the University of North Texas Wind Symphony including at a featured performance at the 2015 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic (Chicago, IL).
Corey earned an undergraduate degree in music education from Slippery Rock University, a Master in Music from Indiana University, and a DMA from the University of North Texas. His primary teachers have included Mark Ford, Christopher Deane, Paul Rennick, Ed Soph, Ed Smith, Stockton Helbing, Jose Aponte, Poovalur Sriji, John Tafoya, Kevin Bobo, Michael Spiro, and Dr. David Glover. He currently endorses Innovative Percussion and his music is published through Musicon Publications and Innovative Percussion Publications. Corey currently resides in Denton, TX with his wife Amy and their two cats, Beesly and Halpert.