Carol Heinick was an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Group Keyboard Instruction, joining the Crane faculty in 1989. She retired in 2017. She holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the Catholic University of America. She performed regularly with David Heinick as a piano duet, presenting recitals and workshops throughout the northeastern United States. The Heinicks have also performed as a two-piano team with the Orchestra of Northern New York and the Crane Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, Ms Heinick is active as an adjudicator for piano student and teacher organizations, and a member of the State Certification Board of the New York State Music Teachers Association.