Mr. Hinkel is currently the Director of Bands at Lake View High School in Lake View, South Carolina. He also serves as the staff arranger for the Coastal Carolina University "Spirit of the Chanticleer" Marching Band. In constant demand as an adjudicator, composer and arranger, his compositions and arrangements can be heard from concert halls of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. to the performing venues of Drumcorps International (DCI), Winterguard International (WGI) and Bands of America (BOA). Mr. Hinkel's marching music affiliations include the Spirit of Atlanta, the Tampa Bay Thunder as well as numerous high school and college programs throughout the United States. Currently, he also serves as brass arranger for the DCI “world class” division Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps from Seattle, Washington.
Mr. Hinkel is a Dynasty USA artist and a member of the Vic Firth Educational Team. He holds the B.M. in Music Education from the University of South Carolina and the M.Ed in Secondary Education from Coastal Carolina University. Mr. Hinkel's passion is to create new and exciting music for students of all ages. He currently resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with his wife Jessica.
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