Upcoming Event

The Bel Canto Chorus will be performing Penny Corris’ Da Lifney, a cantata in e-minor for choir, soloist, chamber orchestra, and organ on October 9, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. at the Basilica of Saint Josaphat, 2333 South 6th Street, Milwaukee WI 53215.


Composer Penny Corris

Penny Corris is a classically trained, composer with a degree in music history, theory and composition from the University of Wisconsin Madison and graduate study at Brandeis University and the University of Wisconsin in Madison. As an undergraduate, Penny studied French horn with Alec Wilder. An accomplished piano performer, she also studied piano at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. In 1968 she co-published a book on Mozart Piano Cadenzas with Paul and Dr.Eva Badura Skoda.

More About Penny


Penny Corris Songbook

In the summer of 2013, Penny wrote a piece of music for piano, assuming it would be classical. To her surprise, it came out jazzy! One song led to another, and soon she had enough for a concert


Learn From Penny

Penny has been teaching piano and music theory to students of all ages for more than 40 years.   Penny’s mission is to teach her students to play piano for a lifetime of enjoyment.