Drummer. Educator. Father.
Corey Colmey is an active educator, performer, clinician and drumset recording artist based in central NY. He is married with three children and lives in Rome, NY.
His teaching experience includes private lessons for drum set, concert percussion, world percussion, as well as ensemble programs for children and adults. In 2016, Corey co-founded the organization Lead With Rhythm. In addition to his current teaching posts at Utica College and Herkimer College, he currently runs Corey Colmey Drum Instruction, a private teaching practice in Rome, NY where students of all ages can come to study drumming in a relaxed atmosphere.
As a performer, he's traveled all over the US and abroad, sharing the stage with artists including G Koop, Fiber, Edan, Solstir, Don Grusin, Jeff Palmer, Rick Montalbano, Joe Magnarelli, Swamiko, Cooter Stew and Marc Seales.
Corey’s most recent work, Live and Breathe, is a collaboration with Berklee College of Music classmates, Benjamin Wright and Christian Arthur.
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