Instructor
Joined in
2019

Ted Tinker

Instructor

Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.

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Teaches at:
Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Director of Ensembles at Swift Creek Middle School, Brass Instructor at the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps

Education

University of North Carolina at Pembroke: Bachelors of Music in Music Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Master of Music in Music Education Student

Favorite Bands

Panic! at the Disco, Sleeping with Sirens, A Day to Remember, Any 90"s Punk Rock Group

Favorite Instruments

Trombone

Musical Interests

I love marching band!

Performance Experience

Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps

Specialties / Genres Taught

Brass Pedagogy, Effective Practice Habits

Teaching Experience

Public Education (5 Years), Drum Corps International (6 Years), Private Lesson Instruction (7 Years)

About Ted Tinker

Ted Tinker is a native of North Carolina. He received his Bachelors of Music in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. During his time as an undergraduate student at UNC-Pembroke, he was a performing brass member in the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps from 2013 – 2014 and was also a brass instructor at Music City Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer of 2015. Ted has been a brass instructor with the Crossmen for the past four competitive seasons as a tuba tech (2016-2020). Outside of Drum Corps, Ted is the director of bands at Swift Creek Middle School, located in Clayton, North Carolina where also assists as a winds/visual tech with the Cleveland High School Performance Ensembles. Ted has been a Music & Arts Instructor since 2019, and is excited to continue his student's independent growth through instrumental music education.
Fayetteville Music & Arts 910-864-8808 Fayetteville NC