College Organist & Pianist, Lecturer in Music, Director of HumanArts
Frank Corbin has held the position of college organist at Assumption College since 1989. He was appointed Director of Chapel Music in 1999, overseeing the liturgical music program of the college chapel. In addition, he teaches organ, piano and Music Theory in the Department of Fine Arts, and is Chair of the college’s concert series, HumanArts. Corbin completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree and Performer’s Certificate at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. He holds additional degrees from Oberlin College (B. Mus.), University of Cincinnati (M. Mus.), and Concordia University, Montréal (Diploma in Advanced PerforMance Studies). Corbin has been a top-prize winner in national and international contests and his recording of works of César Franck, including Les Trois Chorals, was recently released on the Centaur label.
Frank Corbin has been involved in numerous projects and professional affiliations. He performs on the recently released Great Organs of Worcester, a 2-CD recording project that he spearheaded, funded by the George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation and featuring sixteen historic pipe organs in the city of Worcester. Active in the promotion of young artists, he directed the American Guild of Organists 2008 Pipe Organ Encounter in Worcester, and the North American Preliminary Round of the Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition of Kaliningrad in 2007 and 2009. He currently serves as Artistic Director of the Worcester Organ Concert Series at historic Mechanics Hall. From 2004 to 2008 he served as Dean of the Worcester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.