is a professional musician and a software engineer. He serves
Awakening Heart as one of the directors, facilitator, webmaster and musician.
Cornell's first career is as a software engineer and he has worked
in the high tech industry for many years, developing Internet
applications and specializing in security and privacy. He also
provides web site development.
Cornell has been involved with Awakening Heart since its beginnings
in 2007 and the Dallas Meditation Center since it was established
in 2010. He has served the organization as a musician and music
coordinator at gatherings and events. He manages the websites and
takes care of most things technological. He is also a meditation
teacher and facilitator, leading the Mindful Mondays meditation
group which focuses on Practical Mindfulness for Everyday Living.
Cornell's musical resume includes performing his original works at
the prestigious Carnegie Hall, a GRAMMY nomintation, and numerous
recordings and awards. He performs and teachers throughout the
United States. He is the director of the annual Pacific Northwest
Native American Flute Gathering on Vashon Island, serves on the
board of directors of the United States Ocarina Association, and
was on the board of directors of Earth Rhythms. See Cornell's
musical biography at www.cornellk.com
Mindfulness, Meditation and Music… three things that he tries
to integrate into all aspects of life. Cornell's Dharma name given
by Thich Nhat Hanh is "Virtuous Star of the Heart."