- Master of Music in Violin Performance from Western Michigan University
- Bachelor of Music from Western Michigan University
After completing her Masters degree in 2002, Cori has traveled and moved to the Upper Peninsula, to Vancouver British Columbia, Kingston Ontario, and back again. Having held teaching positions, concert master positions and various positions in orchestras, she decided to return Kalamazoo in the fall of 2008 to be closer to family.
She now lives in Kalamazoo with her Husband Bill Caskey and two children Rachael and Deven. From the Summer of 2009 to the Spring of 2012 Cori developed and implemented a new K-8 music program and curriculum at the Kazoo school. She is currently a member of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, violinist and vocalist for The Red Sea Pedestrians, and a free lance musician.
December 19, 2011 The 2010-2011 Crescendo Annual Report is now available online! Go here to view it.
Summer Music Together classes begin the week of July 1st! Scheduled classes are Thursday at 5 and 6 pm and Friday at 9:30 am at Crescendo Academy of Music. (Due to construction, there will be no summer classes held at Excel Dance Centre.)
Call/email now to register to attend a free demonstration class! More about Music Together can be found here.
Georgiy Borisov was born in the capital city of Uzbekistan – Tashkent, where he attended a performing arts school majoring in clarinet. He started studying clarinet with his father, who was his teacher for the eleven years that followed. Georgiy received a full scholarship to attend Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan where he studied with Nathan Williams.
While studying in New York with Mark Nuccio at the Manhattan School of Music, Georgiy maintained a private studio. He also taught at the New York Conservatory and was a substitute teacher for Manhattan School Outreach education program. He is currently an Artist-in-Residence and Principal Clarinet with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.
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