Low Brass Instructor
COREY HATFIELD is currently a fourth year student pursuing a degree in Instrumental Music Education at Iowa State University, where he studies privately with Christian Carichner. While at Iowa State, he has been a member of the Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, serving as Principal Tuba in both ensembles for the past 3 years. He has also been a part of the Iowa State Brass Quintet and Tuba/Euphonium Quartet, performing gigs across Ames and the greater Des Moines Area.
As a performer, Corey played tuba with the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps (2013-2016), and aged out in 2017 as a member of the Blue Devils.
As an educator, he has had the opportunity to be a teaching assistant for the undergraduate music history courses at Iowa State, taught the Ames High School Marching Band, and has taught/consulted with the Valley High School Marchmasters of West Des Moines, Iowa. He also performed with and taught the WGI WIO ensemble Cyclone Sound in 2014 and 2015. Corey is the Visual Coordinator of Crossroads Percussion, a WGI Independent A ensemble based in West Des Moines, Iowa. 2017 will be their inaugural season. He also teaches private tuba lessons in the greater Ames area.