Vanessa Cornett
Vanessa Cornett

Upcoming Events

I am away from the U.S. during the fall 2022 semester. 

Please contact me to arrange for events in 2023 and beyond.

Fall 2022 at Ankara Müzik ve Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi, Turkey


- Oct. 20 - Dec. 29 Performance skills seminar for university and conservatory students

- Nov. 9 Political and popular influences in new American compositions for solo piano, composition seminar

- Nov. 14 Politics and protest in selected American compositions for solo piano, graduate musicology seminar

- Dec. 20 Curriculum development for university group piano and piano skills classes with Dr. Ann DuHamel

November 11, 2022


Performance anxiety management for musicians

Faculty of Music and Performing Arts

Bilkent University

Ankara, Turkey

November 18, 2022


Mental wellbeing:

The inner landscape of music teaching and learning

Seattle Music Teachers Association

February 20-21, 2023


Performance anxiety management for musicians

and Contemplative practices for performers

Baylor University School of Music

Waco, TX

March 8, 2023


Music and the brain: Applications of neuroscience

for the innovative teacher

Dallas Music Teachers Association

Dallas, TX

March 16, 2023


Mindfulness and mental skills for performing musicians

Dana School of Music

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

March 25-29, 2023


A global perspective of music performance anxiety

Music Teachers National Association

2023 national conference

Reno, NV

March 31 - April 1, 2023


faculty residency

Mead Witter School of Music

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

July 2-10, 2023


Performance anxiety experiences

among Turkish musicians

College Music Society International Conference

Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia

July 26-29, 2023


A session about nothing, and

Teaching in Turkey as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar (PEDx)

National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy

Chicago, IL

August 15-16, 2023


The riddle of the pianist's paradox

Music @ 10,000 Lakes

St. John's University

Collegeville, MN

October 19-20, 2023


Nebraska Music Teachers Association

state conference

Omaha, NE

Distant Future, 2025


Toward an anti-racist piano pedagogy

College Music Society International Conference

Bogotá and Medellín, Colombia


My travel schedule gets a little more exciting each year!


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

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