Described by Youngstown press as a "music director extraordinaire," Cory has been an active music director since the year 2010. Most of his career so far has taken place in the Youngstown area, where it coincided with his studies at The Dana School of Music. In addition to music directing, Cory has also accompanied several productions, as well as playing various reed books. Cory attended Shenandoah Conservatory on a fellowship in pursuit of a Master's Degree in Musical Theatre Conducting. He is a proud alumnus of Alpha Psi Omega of both the Eta Phi Cast and the Omicron Delta Cast.