Jaren Hinckley

Composer / Clarinetist

Biography

JAREN HINCKLEY, clarinet professor at Brigham Young University, is the clarinetist with the Orpheus Wind Quintet, the piano/clarinet duo “HDUO,” and the Utah Chamber Orchestra (Ballet West). He also frequently plays with the Utah Symphony and the Orchestra at Temple Square. 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 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. 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.