Having recently Completed his degree in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Chris looks forward to finding a full-time teaching position. Since moving to the Pioneer Valley in 2014, Chris has since developed a strong reputation among local educators, artists, and organizations. Mr. Cossuto has played for Amherst College Orchestra, Pioneer Valley Symphony, Windham Orchestra, and the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble.
Recently Chris was invited to extend his involvement in both of his student-teaching placements by directing the marching percussion program at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School, and starting an after-school bucket drumming class at Leap Elementary School in Northampton. Chris will also be returning for his second year on percussion staff with the DCI open class Raiders Drum and Bugle Corps from Burlington New Jersey.