Instructor of Professional Development, Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Justin Cooper holds a bachelor's of music degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and a Diploma in Band Instrument Repair from Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical. He joined the staff at the University of North Texas in 2010 where he serves as the brass instrument repair technician and adjunct professor for brass instrument repair. Prior to working at UNT, Mr. Cooper was co-owner/operator of C & C Band Instrument Repair and worked as an educational representative for Saied Music Company, servicing school districts in southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. In addition to his work at UNT, Mr. Cooper is an active clinician, presenting repair clinics to music educators and students. A member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, he has published several articles through the associations journal, The Technicom. Mr. Cooper also remains active as a performer and is currently second trombonist with the Sherman Symphony Orchestra.