Craig Cortello,

The "Business Musician" Speaker, Trainer, & Featured Author


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P.O. Box 746

Metairie, LA  70004-0746

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(504) 304-7167


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Craig's Bio

Craig Cortello is a native of New Orleans, LA. The opportunity to grow up in the Crescent City provided fertile ground for a life enriched by music and the arts. 


In Business—Craig is a 20-year veteran of business, most recently serving as National Sales Manager of a successful environmental consulting firm with 28 offices in the U.S. and China.

In Music—Craig is a 30 year veteran of the guitar, self-taught pianist, composer, and a contributing music writer to several publications. He has had the pleasure of interviewing such music icons as Pete Fountain, Ellis Marsalis, Jr., and Buckwheat Zydeco.

In General—Craig has a passion for music education and its potential for transforming lives and careers. He is a board member of the National Speakers Association New Orleans chapter and of the Metairie Sunrise Rotary Club.


How Craig's Experience Can Benefit

You and Your Organization

It is Craig's distinctive mix of experience in business and his exposure to the music that make him uniquely qualified to convey the power of music education and the role of creativity in business success.

Craig has developed and presented corporate training programs integrating sound business principles linked to specific work challenges with music, role play, and team-building activities to produce entertaining, high-impact sessions acclaimed by participants and managers alike.


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Speaking/Training Programs

Creativity Articles for Reprint

Craig's Playground

The Universal Benefits of Music

 Applied to Business, Education, and Life


"Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself."

- Samuel Butler

Author, Poet


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