Who is Paula Corley?

Paula is a Texas music educator whose passion is clarinet. She is the 'mayor' of Clarinet City, pedagogy chairman for the International Clarinet Association and the clarinet instructor at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin.


Author of So You Want to Play the Clarinet and The Break (Southern/Hal Leonard), Paula has appeared at music conferences throughout the US.  She is a performing artist and clinician for Vandoren and for Buffet Crampon and is featured in the "Play Wind" app developed by Buffet Crampon Paris.  Her articles have appeared in THE CLARINET, Vandoren WAVE, The Texas Bandmasters Review, and The Instrumentalist.  


She has two commissioned works for clarinet: Unfamiliar Territory by Michael Markowski and Road Trip for clarinet quintet by Clifton Jones.  Watch for new published works in 2020 which include British Eighth for clarinet choir.

2010 - present
2010 - present

Have a question for me?  Send it here:  paula@clarinetcity.com  

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