Jason Corey

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Music


Jason Corey teaches courses in sound recording, timbral ear training, and musical acoustics, and is active as a recording engineer focusing primarily on symphonic band, jazz, orchestral, chamber, and experimental electronic music. His research is concerned with technical ear training and critical listening, as well as the development of audio processing tools for multichannel audio with applications in music and film sound recording. In 2010, he published a book with accompanying software titled Audio Production and Critical Listening: Technical Ear Training (Focal Press).

Corey is a recipient of the Paul D. Fleck Fellowship at The Banff Centre in Banff, Canada, where he has worked as an Audio Research Associate. He has presented his research at conferences in Europe, Canada, and the United States. His research and education have been supported by the Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation (New York), Bang & Olufsen A/S (Denmark), McGill University Stern Fellowship for Doctoral Studies in Music, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Pioneer Electronic Corporation (Japan), and TC Electronic A/S (Denmark).

Serving as chair of the Audio Engineering Society Education Committee from 2004-08, he was actively involved in the organization of student and education events at AES conventions. He is the founder of the University of Michigan AES Student Section, serving as its faculty advisor since 2003.

Professor Corey has been a member of the Audio Engineering Society since 1995 and is also a member of the Acoustical Society of America, the International Computer Music Association, College Music Society, and the Society for Music Perception and Cognition.



BA, St. Francis Xavier University
MM, PhD, McGill University