Jaren Hinckley

Composer / Clarinetist


JAREN HINCKLEY, clarinet professor at Brigham Young University, is the clarinetist with the Orpheus Wind Quintet and the piano/clarinet duo “HDUO.” He is a frequent performer with the Utah Symphony and the Orchestra at Temple Square. He has also performed with Ballet West and various New Music ensembles. Through his involvement with these groups and others, he has performed the world-premieres of many solo and chamber works.  He has performed at music festivals, conventions and conservatories in Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Belgium, Wales, England, Scotland, and the U.S.  He received his D. M. and M. M. music degrees from Florida State University and Indiana University.  His compositions include works for clarinet and various chamber groups (publishers include Woodwindiana, TrevCo, and Classical Vocal Repertoire).  He has presented his unique approach to music pedagogy based on the acting techniques of Constantin Stanislavski at numerous universities and conferences.  Married to Dr. Jane Hinckley of the BYU College of Humanities, they have four beautiful children.