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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Kansas State University
109 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Cir.
Manhattan, KS 66506


Dr. Dan Hinman



124 McCain Auditorium

Dan Hinman

Dr. Dan Hinman is Instructor of Trombone at Kansas State University. 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 has served as principal trombone of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra and played bass trombone in the BisMan Little Big Band. In high demand as a performer, he has also performed with the 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 the 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. 

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)

Thom Ritter George – Aria and Dance