Vanessa Cornett
Vanessa Cornett

Upcoming Events

July 24-27, 2019


"The riddle of the pianist's paradox"

National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy


July 24-27, 2019


"Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others"

with Brenda Wristen and Jessica Johnson

National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy


July 24-27, 2019


"Interactive wellness cafe"

with C. Leone, B. Wristen, J. Johnson, L. McAllister, L. Cockey, J. Litzelman.

National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy


October 19, 2019


"Nailing Jell-O to a tree: Centering the distracted musician"

Wisconsin Music Teachers Association

state conference

Eau Claire

October 24-26, 2019


"How can I teach what I don't know? Closing the knowledge gap on

musicians' health"

with G. Berenson and members of the Committee on Musicians' Health

College Music Society national conference


Oct. 14 and Oct. 28, 2019


"Performance anxiety management for music students and teachers" music director workshop

High School Honor Band

High School String Day

University of St. Thomas

St. Paul

February 4-6, 2020


faculty residency

New School for Music Study

Kingston, NJ

February 7, 2020


"The riddle of the pianist's paradox"

Piano Teachers Forum of Central New Jersey


March 21-25, 2020


"No pressure, no diamonds: Empowering resilient musicians"

Music Teachers National Association national conference



My book The Mindful Musician: Mental Skills for Peak Performance is out and about, thanks to the great peeps at Oxford University Press. If you read it, I would love to hear your feedback!  :)

Thanks so much to Dr. Nick Phillips for performing my piece "The Patriot" in Chicago. (Click Nick to hear the piece!)  If you're interested in music for social change, check out Nick's #45miniatures project. 

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