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Randall Tinnin, Professor, Trumpet, Director of the UNF School of Music

Faculty - Randy TinninRandy Tinnin (D.M.A., Rutgers University/M.M., Juilliard/B.M., University of North Texas) is Director of the UNF School of Music and Professor of Trumpet at the University of North Florida School of Music. Dr. Tinnin is an active performer with regular appearances in Europe and throughout the U.S. with the trio Serafini. He has performed hundreds of concerts with professional symphony orchestras and baroque ensembles throughout the U.S. His research on the performance and pedagogy of high brass instruments of the 18th and 19th centuries has been published in the International Trumpet Guild Journal, the Journal for the Arts in Society, and has been presented at the 4th Romantic Brass Conference in Bern, Switzerland. An advocate for the arts in society, Dr. Tinnin was the Director of the HOPE Schools of the Arts, an arts-based mentoring program for under-served children in Spanish Harlem and Chinatown in Manhattan. This served as a model for the UNF Music Mentors Program, which sponsors UNF music students as they provide free music instruction for under-served students.  


Contact: (904) 620-3844 - rtinnin@unf.edu - Website