About Cory High
Get to know Cory High
Dr. Cory J. High is a percussion performer and educator in South Carolina. For over 14 years, Dr. High has taught students throughout the Southeast United States and is currently serving as the Percussion Professor at Newberry College and Claflin University. Before teaching college, he was a free-lance percussion specialist for multiple award winning schools, including the Buchholz and Ooltewah High School band programs. Dr. High's vast performance career includes receiving the top award in the Great Plains International Marimba Competition, multiple showcases at Percussive Arts Society events, and regular performances with the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra.
Outside of his traditional music duties, Dr. High is the co-founder of both Groundwork Percussion and HighSeas Media, two companies that aim to bring music to the masses. He is also an avid video game enthusiast, loves dogs, and can't wait to make awesome music with you!