Degrees and Certifications:
B.M in Music Education B.S in Psychology M.S in Human Resources Training and Development Graduate Certificate in Change Management Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Mr. Cordara Harper
About Cordara X. Harper
BM, BS, MS: Vocalist, Pianist, Choral Director, NC Licensed K-12 Music Educator, & Voice/Piano Teacher
Cordara Harper is a native of Cove City, NC and has been a musician for over 17 years. Cordara began singing and playing piano in the church which afforded him the opportunity to be trained by many prominent faculties in a variety of vocal and piano stylings such as classical, jazz, and musical theatre, allowed him to broaden his horizons. Cordara graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, Master’s of Science in Training and Development, and is currently studying for a Masters of Music in Music Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Cordara began his teaching career as an Elementary and Middle School general music and chorus teacher and is presently a high school choral director. He also serves as the Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of Holly Springs, NC and a piano instructor at Prelude Academy. Cordara was granted with the opportunity to perform with many ensembles such as Encore, a premiere show choir at Craven Community College, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and University Choir at North Carolina Central University. As a professional vocalist, music educator, and pianist, Cordara continues to enhance his skills and sets out to inspire others to reach for their dreams, while music provides the soundtrack to life.