UT Tyler


Corey Robinson

Title: Adjunct Instructor of Percussion
Department: Music
Building: FAC
Email: coreyrobinson@uttyler.edu


  • ABD in Percussion Performance and Pedagogy, University of North Texas
  • Master of Music in Percussion Performance and Pedagogy, Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Music Education, Slippery Rock University


COREY ROBINSON currently serves as the Adjunct Instructor of Percussion at the University of Texas at Tyler. He has performed duet recitals of his own compositions at conventions such as the World Saxophone Conference (Strasbourg, France) and the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference (Lubbock, Texas). 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 is currently finishing his DMA at 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. In addition to his position at UT Tyler, Corey serves at the Adjunct Instructor of Percussion at Texas Woman’s University and as a private lesson instructor at Argyle ISD and Coppell ISD. He currently endorses Innovative Percussion and his music is published through Innovative Percussion Publications. Corey resides in Denton, TX with his wife Amy and their two cats, Beesly and Halpert.

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