Dr. Dan Hinman

Teaching Assistant Professor

124 McCain Auditorium

Dan Hinman

Dr. Dan Hinman (he/him) is Instructor of Trombone at Kansas State University where he teaches applied trombone, the KSU Trombone Choir, and other academic music courses. Prior to this appointment he served as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Studies in Music at University of Mary (ND). As a performer, his experience spans a diverse spectrum. He is currently a member of the Chamber Orchestra of the Smoky Valley and Thundering Cats Big Band. In high demand as a performer, he has also performed with the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony, BisMan Little Big Band, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony, Opera Fayetteville Orchestra (AR), Lone Star Wind Orchestra, and Basically Basie Big Band (TX). He can be heard with the North Texas Wind Symphony on the albums Taylor Made, Contact!, Discoveries, Inventions, and Composer Collections of John Mackey and Michael Daugherty. Hinman holds degrees from North Dakota State University (Music Ed.), the University of Minnesota (M.M.), and a Doctor of Musical Arts in trombone performance from the University of North Texas. His former teachers include Natalie Mannix, Tony Baker, Thomas, Ashworth, Kyle Mack, and Nathaniel Dickey. When not playing or teaching trombone he enjoys time spent with is wife, Amy, and toddler, Firth.

Current Courses:

Applied Music: Trombone
Chamber Music: Trombone Choir
Music Theory 1

Previous Courses:

Pep Band
Applied Music: Low Brass
Ear Training/Sight Singing I & IV:
Introduction to Music (Music Appreciation)

Selected Performances:

Sammy Nestico – Reflective Mood (with the University of Mary Concert Band)