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Douglas Corbin

Douglas Corbin

Douglas Corbin  holds BA and MA degrees form Hunter College, City University if New York. After early piano studies with with Dr. Claudette Valentine in his hometown Omaha, Nebraska, Doug moved to New York City, where he won widespread acclaim for his work with many major companies and schools, including the Alvin Ailey School, the School of American Ballet, the Martha Graham School, American Ballet Theatre, and many others. Doug continued piano studies with jazz pianist Joanne Brackeen and composer Andrew Hill, and began teaching music at the City College of New York, Bronx Community College and Manhattan Community College. Doug Corbin is currently on the faculty of Florida State University.

In 1995, Doug was invited by Merce Cunningham to provide music for the Cunningham company classes. He also accompanied Maya Plisetskaya's historic first master classes in New York City. His collaboration with tap dance legend Paul Draper was the subject of a PBS special, "Paul Draper on Tap." In Europe, Doug works at dance workshops such as Arena Summer Dance in Zürich, Henny Jüriens Stichting in Amsterdam, and the Bartolin Ballet Seminar in Copenhagen.

He has lead workshops on music for dance throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe, and made more than twenty recordings of music for ballet class.


CD titles featuring Douglas Corbin

Order # Title Teacher Pianist Format
8711C In the Spirit of Dance CD
David Howard Douglas Corbin CD
9225C
25th Anniversary CD
David Howard Douglas Corbin CD
9225D
25th Anniversary DVD
David Howard Douglas Corbin DVD
9429C
Favorites CD
David Howard Douglas Corbin CD
9429D
Favorites DVD David Howard Douglas Corbin DVD
9430C
First Class Vol. 2 CD
Nancy Bielski
Douglas Corbin CD
9430D
First Class Vol. 2 DVD
Nancy Bielski Douglas Corbin DVD
9535C
David & Doug - Music for Ballet Class CD
David Howard Douglas Corbin CD
9535D
David & Doug - Music for Ballet Class DVD
David Howard Douglas Corbin DVD

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