Hunter Corhern serves as the new Coordinator of Band Operations at Mississippi State University. This is a return home as Corhern is a third-generation resident of Starkville and graduate of Mississippi State, with a bachelor’s degree in music education. During his time at Mississippi State, Corhern was a President’s List scholar and inducted into the Society of Scholars. Corhern also holds a Masters of Music degree from Missouri State University in wind band conducting. Other honors include membership in Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pi Kappa Lambda.
Mr. Corhern has served as a band director and music educator at the high school, community college, and university level. In addition to his music background, Corhern is an active volunteer with the Mississippi Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership program. In 2017, Corhern was recognized as one of two Volunteers of the Year for HOBY International.