“…A reflective, insightful individual who brings to his work in the arts, in education and in the community a genuine understanding of the creative process.”
Massachusetts Department of Education
" ...fantastic and a great personality. Refocused the energy on the unit. Favorite by far! ... great job getting many of us out of our shell."
Butler Hospital, RI
"Exceeded my expectations! The audience participation component also made the performance especially memorable."
Peabody Essex Museum
"...I am not quite sure how you managed to get such a large array of novice percussionists and dancers to all work together...it was magic!... participation all the way from the back row!"
Worcester Public Library
Art at a Distance 2020
In November 2017, Cornell Coley and Kenny Kozol convened outstanding international artists and produced "The Soul of Latin Jazz" a powerful concert with dance, poetry and visual art.
Here's a 5-minute clip from 2017:
For 2018, we expanded the project, added Sandra "Sasi" Marcelino to the team and launched the KECOSA COLLECTIVE Together, we produced "Soul Synergy Live!" for 2018.
Teaching Artist in Education & Health
Drumming, Dance & Culture
Cornell Coley, M. Ed.
2020 - RITUAL OBJECTS FOR A NEW WORLD
A CICADA-funded Art at a Distance Project
Original music and movement by Cornell Coley
The CORONA VIRUS has temporarily halted all activities in public settings. I continue to develop video programs, projects and Zoom Teaching on the arts and culture of the African and Afro-Latin diaspora.
They are available upon request.
Please use this contact info: 617-935-7614 email@example.com
Private DRUM CLASSES
TODDLER & PRE-SCHOOL DRUMMING
AFRIKA GENTE ~ Afro-Latin Jazz Project