Korrie Paliotto is a Los Angeles-based music director, vocal coach, and songwriter. A specialist in musical theatre history and contemporary pop/rock performance styles, Korrie explores the intersection of rock music and musical theatre and has been a guest lecturer at Pomona College, Musical Theatre Educator’s Alliance (MTEA), Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), and San Diego Repertory Theatre Surround Events.
She currently serves on the faculty at AMDA College and Conservatory of Performing Arts in Hollywood. Selected music direction credits include The Music of 1964 (AMDA), Everybody’s Talkin (San Diego Repertory Theatre), White Christmas (Gateway Playhouse), Phantom (Gateway Playhouse), The Who’s Tommy (San Diego Rep), Wild Party (Coronado Playhouse), and The Boy Friend (San Diego State University).
Korrie is a firm believer in the power of music to lift spirits and bring hope to people. She currently leads The Joy Project, a group of artists who volunteer to put on performances at retirement homes, assisted living centers, youth shelters, and youth outreach organizations like the Boys and Girls Club and YMCA. She has also led youth outreach programs with San Diego Opera, San Diego Junior Theatre, and Pacific Children’s Theatre. She holds a B.A. in Music (San Diego State University) and an M.F.A in Musical Theatre (San Diego State University