Corry Petersen

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(970) 488-6117
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201
About Me
Educational Background: 

1995 - Bachelors Degree from Colorado State University in Music Education & Trumpet Performance,
2001 - Masters in Trumpet from University of Northern Colorado
2011 - Masters in Conducting from Colorado State University

Biographical Sketch: 

Mr. Petersen has been Director of Bands at Poudre H.S. since 1996. In addition to his duties at Poudre, Mr. P is 2nd trumpet in the Fort Collins Symphony and Opera Fort Collins. He also performs in numerous other regional orchestras and jazz ensembles including Greeley Philharmonic, Cheyenne Symphony and Boulder Chorale as well as appearances with Mark Sloniker, Paul Falk and others. Mr. P lives in Johnstown with his wife, Emily, and his three daughters; Ella, Nora and Lily. He enjoys snowboarding, hockey, golf, hiking and snowshoing.

Favorite Quote: 

"There are only 2 kinds of music: the good kind, then all the rest of it" - Duke Ellington

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Courses Taught: 

Wind Ensemble - Concert Band - Jazz Band 1 - Jazz Band 2 - Jazz Combo - IB Music HL - IB Music SL