“…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

SOLO PERFORMANCE

BAND PERFORMANCE

ADULT WORKSHOPS

SPECIAL NEEDS

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

DRUM CIRCLES

Private DRUM CLASSES  

AFRIKA GENTE ~ Afro-Latin Jazz Collaborations

Links

2021," A Fascinating Rhythm: Family Program" in Concert

HealthRhythms trained

Afro-Latin

Cultural Studies

JUNE SCHEDULE 2022

June 9.   7:00 - 8:30 pm

Kadanz Jazz - Zouk & Soukous

The Growing Center

22 Vinal Ave, Somerville

Led by Mark Torgerson

Testimonials

Event Producer & Teaching Artist

Education & Health

Cultural Studies, Drums and Dance

Cornell Coley, M. Ed. 

SOLO PROGRAMS

RECENT PRODUCTIONS

  • Africa
  • Cuba
  • Caribbean
  • Brazil
  • USA

​​2018,  "Soul Synergy Live!" in Concert









​​*See the 2017 concert on the video page




Spring 2022,  "Rhythm Recipes: BIPOC Joy & Healing" a Concert & Drum Circle series

BAND CONCERTS

Drum Circle Facilitators Guildcertified


​June 3     10:00 - 11:30 am

​Senior Drum Circle - Online

Jewish Family Services​ 


June 3     6:00 - 8:00 pm

​Drum Invocation 

"Forgotten Souls of Tory Row" event

​Hooper Lee Nichols House

159 Brattle St. Cambridge


June 4 & 11   11:00 am - 12:30 pm

​Afro-Latin Drum Workshop series

Wheeler Library 

Orange MA


June 16      6:30 - 7:30 pm

Juneteenth Celebration

Southbridge Lib.  


June 18      2:00 - 4:00 pm

Racial Justice Drum Circle

Conversations with Courage

Milton, MA


June 19    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Drum show and drum cicrcle

Juneteenth Celebration

Lincoln Commons, Malden, MA


June 25      10:00 - 11:00 am

Family Drum Circle

Roslindale Farmer's Market

Adams Park, Roslindale, MA


June 26    2:30 -3:30 pm

Senior Drum Circle

Cambridge Homes

Cambridge MA​​