Corey Cunningham

Composer Info

Name
Corey Cunningham
Biography

Corey Cunningham (b. 1986) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist whose music covers a wide range of styles and genres, and includes both acoustic and electronic works. He has been a featured composer at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Electronic Music Midwest, and the highSCORE Contemporary Music Festival. Corey received his Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan, where his primary composition teachers were Michael Daugherty and Kristin Kuster, with further studies in electronic music with Evan Chambers. Before that, he received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he studied with Ethan Wickman and graduated magna cum laude. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where his primary teachers have been Donald Grantham, Dan Welcher, Russell Pinkston, and Yevgeniy Sharlat.

In addition to composing, Corey is also an active performer on both saxophone and guitar. As a guitarist, he has performed with the University of Texas New Music Ensemble, collaborating with artists such as Anna Clyne, Donnacha Dennehy, and Robert Paterson. As a saxophonist he has toured and recorded professionally with groups such as the Twin Cities based vocal ensemble Five By Design, and gospel artist Tonia Hughes. Corey was also a member of the nationally renowned UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble I, named the 2010 “Best Collegiate Jazz Ensemble” by Downbeat Magazine.

Website
http://www.coreycunningham.com/
Influences
Music.
Genres of Interest
Music.
My Style
Music.

Student Information

Degree Pursuing
DMA, Composition
Hometown
Holmen, WI
Other Degrees
M.M. Composition, University of Michigan '13; B.M. Composition, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire '09

History

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