Simpson University Music Professor to Conduct Honor Band, Symphony

For Immediate Release


Dr. Dwayne CorbinREDDING, Calif. - Simpson University music professor Dwayne Corbin will be guest conducting the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Northern Section Junior High Honor Band on Jan. 16.

The annual event, held at California State University Chico, includes 66 of the most talented junior high musicians from across the North State, chosen by competitive audition. The conductor is selected by regional music teachers upon the recommendation of CMEA members.

Dr. Corbin will also be leading the North State Symphony in four youth concerts, Jan. 20-22, in Chico, Redding, and Red Bluff. These “Symphony Around the World" performances for students will feature music from nine locations on four continents, plus Tan Dun's global work, "The Internet Symphony,” originally commissioned by YouTube in 2009.

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In addition to his role as associate professor of instrumental music at Simpson University, Dr. Corbin is also music director and conductor of the Shasta Symphony Orchestra, a cooperative ensemble of Shasta College and Simpson University.

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Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


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