Voice, A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, Calhoun County Civic Chorale, Conducting
Studio: Mason Hall 205-A
Phone: (256) 782-5544
Links: Chorale Newsletter 2011-2012
2011 Madrigal Dinner
Dr. Patricia Corbin joined the JSU Music Department as Director of Choral Activities in the fall of 1999. A native of New York, she received a Bachelor of Music Education from the Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam, with a performance concentration in piano; a Master of Arts in Music Education from Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, and the Doctor of Music in Choral Conducting from Indiana University. She has studied conducting with Brock McElheran, Joseph Flummerfelt, Robert Porco, Thomas Somerville, and Helmuth Rilling.
Prior to joining the JSU music faculty, Dr. Corbin worked as a music teacher in the Irvington Public School System in Irvington, New Jersey for 19 years. In Irvington she began teaching K-4 general music, then was transferred to teach the 5th - 8th grade Musically Gifted and Talented program that she taught for 11 years. Her last six years were spent as a high school choral director, where she directed the select Irvington High School Concert Choir, as well as the Women's Choir and Chamber Singers, which she founded. She also taught class voice, music theory and class piano.
As the Director of Choral Activities at Jacksonville State University, Dr. Corbin directs the A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, Calhoun County Civic Chorale, and teaches applied voice and conducting.
Dr. Corbin is the Organist/ Choirmaster of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Anniston, Alabama.