Dan Hinman

Dan Hinman is a Bismarck native with degrees from North Dakota State University (B.M.E.), University of Minnesota (M.M.), and is currently a doctoral candidate in performance at the University of North Texas. He has worked with teachers such as Natalie Mannix, Tony Baker, Thomas Ashworth, Kyle Mack, and Nathaniel Dickey.

Hinman is a sought-after freelance musician in the North Dakota & Dallas/Fort Worth area. He has performed with groups such as the Opera Fayetteville Orchestra, Lone Star Wind Orchestra, Basically Basie Big Band, and the Missouri Valley Chamber Orchestra. He is currently principal trombone for the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra and plays with the Bismarck-Mandan Wind Ensemble.

Dan Hinman is an assistant professor of music at the University of Mary, where he teaches Applied Low Brass, Ear Training, Sight Singing, and Intro to Music. He also directs the Blue Crew Pep Band, which plays at home sporting events and is an amazing presence for the student body.

Courses Taught:

  • Applied Music: Low Brass
    Individual lessons for students studying Trombone, Euphonium, or Tuba
  • Pep Band
    A non-auditioned group of all majors that plays at sporting events, supporting UMary athletics and other University events.
  • Ear Training/Sight Singing I & IV
    An academic course required of all music majors and minors designed to develop a student’s aural skills.
  • Introduction to Music
    An academic course for non-music majors that surveys how music is made, music history, and world music.

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