Corey Ames

Corey A.

Grayslake, IL
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About

Corey delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2001

I have both a Bachelors and Masters degree in music education in addition to extensive professional clarinet performance experience and enjoy teaching the clarinet. I have the training to provide individualized methods to each of my students regardless of their ability.

Experience

Director
Mar 2010 - Present
Libertyville Village Band

Band Director
Aug 2007 - Jun 2016
Loyola Academy

Education

Masters of Music Education
Sep 2008 - Sep 2010
Boston University
Bachelors of Music Education
Aug 2003 - May 2007
VanderCook College of Music

Certifications

K-12 Music
May 2007
VanderCook College of Music

Awards

Grammy Music Educator Award Quarterfinalist
Mar 2013
Grammy Foundation

Affiliations

National Band Association
Aug 2007

The National Band Association, founded on September 11, 1960, is the largest professional organization for bands in the world. It was organized for the purpose of promoting the musical and educational significance of bands and is dedicated to the attainment of a high level of excellence for bands and band music. NBA is an organization open to anyone and everyone interested in bands, regardless of the length of experience, type of position held, or the specific level at which one works. The membership roster includes men and women from every facet of the band world. NBA is today’s professional organization for band directors, and it stands ready to serve all members of the association through a variety of projects and initiatives.

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National Association for Music Edcuation
Aug 2007

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.

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Sean Apr 3, 2017
Clarinet · In studio

Mr. Ames has been one of my favorite teachers during my time at LA. He is always willing to listen and help his students if they go to him. He is passionate about teaching, his main goal is to help his students succeed in whatever way he can. He always tries to make a fun and worthwhile experience everyone should appreciate the great teacher that he is.

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Jacob Apr 3, 2017
Clarinet · In studio

Mr. Ames is an amazing teacher! He helped me land a spot in the all district band my freshman year in high school and constantly pushed me to strive and be my best. I highly recommend him for anyone that is looking to have fun and be a better clarinet player.

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