Professor, Trumpet, Area Coordinator
Contact: (904) 620-3844
(D.M.A., Rutgers University/M.M., Juilliard/B.M., University of North Texas) is
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.