The College of Arts and Architecture

Corey Pompey

Corey Pompey
Athletic Bands, Music Education, Conducting
Assistant Director of Bands

Corey Pompey joined the Penn State faculty in 2016 and serves as Assistant Director of Bands. He assists with the Marching Blue Band and athletic bands, teaches undergraduate conducting, conducts the Concert Band, and supervises student teachers.

Pompey previously served as an assistant instructor with University Bands at the University of Texas at Austin. He was involved in all creative and administrative aspects of the program, including work with the University of Texas Wind Ensemble and the Longhorn Band. He taught in the public schools of Alabama for seven years prior to moving to Texas.

He holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in music education from the University of Alabama, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in wind conducting from the University of Texas. His principal conducting teachers include Jerry F. Junkin, Kenneth Ozzello, and Gerald L. Welker.

Pompey’s professional affiliations include the College Band Directors National Association, Texas Music Educators Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.