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Jaren Hinckley

Woodwind Division, Clarinet, Associate Director: Faculty Advancement

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JAREN HINCKLEY, clarinet professor at Brigham Young University, is the clarinetist with the Orpheus Wind Quintet and the piano/clarinet duo “HDUO.” He has also performed with the Utah Symphony, the Orchestra at Temple Square, 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 France, Italy, Spain, 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.

Research Interests

Composition, Performance

Teaching Interests

Clarinet Performance and Pedagogy, Chamber Music, Chamber Music Literature, Music 101, Music History


  • DM, Clarinet Performance , Florida State University (2002)
  • MM, Clarinet Performance , Indiana University (1995)
  • BM, Clarinet Performance , University of Utah (1993)

Honors and Awards

  • Randall L. Morgan Teaching and Learning Fellowship, BYU (2023 - 2026)
  • Phi Eta Sigma 2015 Honoree, Phi Eta Sigma (2015 - 2015)
  • Alcuin Fellowship, General Education (BYU) (2006 - 2009)


  • Music- Faculty/Full-time
  • International Clarinet Association (1993 - Present)

Courses Taught


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