Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Cory Denena
Mr. Denena knew since he was in middle school that he wanted to be a choir director. He loves inspiring students through music and believes that music makes the world a better place. He feels that studying music, playing instruments, and participating in a musical ensemble is something that everyone should experience. He is in his second year at Farley Middle School, teaching choral music and general music classes. He is very excited to build on the great progress the choirs made last year, and has some interesting things in store for the General Music class as well. Mr. Denena has been a music educator for 25 years and has sung in and directed choirs of all levels, including at the university and professionall level. In addition to many years working in Texas public schools, Mr. Denena spent 12 years living and working as an educator in Mexico and in Ecuador. He also teaches private voice lessons, and plays the guitar and writes songs. He holds a bachelor degree and a masters degree in music, as well as a masters degree in Educational Leadership. He lives in Hutto, Texas with his wife Aide, and his son Demian.
Hello and welcome to the great Farley Choir. Last year was a great year for the choirs and this year will even be better.