Professor Dan Kinkle
Dan Kinkle attended CSU, Nothridge & CSU, Chico , (BA/MA), where he studied Percussion with Joel Leach , (CSUN), Barry Silverman , (Los Angeles Philharmonic) and Stan Lunetta (Sacramento Symphony).
Mr. Kinkle teaches Music, Grades K-8, for the Corning Union Elementary School District . His assignment for C.U.E.S.D. includes Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Bands, Chorus, Recorder Ensemble and Classroom Music. Kinkle, has been a Corning Elementary Faculty Association Teacher of the Year, CEFA Vice President, District Mentor Teacher, Middle School Student Body Advisor, Site Council Member, Grant Writer and Visual And Performing Arts Committee Member.
Mr. Kinkle is an adjunct Faculty member at CSU, Chico , teaching Studio Instruction, Percussion Ensemble and Music Education Classes. He is also a member of the newly formed CSUC Faculty Jazz Quartet, featuring Rocky Winslow, Grant Levin , Greg D'Augelli and Dan Kinkle.
Mr. Kinkle teaches Percussion Lessons at Bernie 's Guitar in Redding , and also performs on a regular basis with:
Swing City , Skyliners Big Band, Charles Valona Trio
Holly Taylor Trio , & the Linda Regan All-Star Band
Mr. Kinkle has had the honor of performing with the following legendary artists: Sherri Lewis, Les Elgart, Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Smothers Brothers, Kathy Lee Gifford, Merle Haggard, Vincent Herring, Jose' Rossy, Dianne Reeves, Walt Blanton , Richie Cole, Rob McConnel, Ladd Macintosh, Don Menza, Mark Murphy, Gene Peurling, Brad Turner, Roger Emerson, Kirby Shaw and the Los Angeles Brass Quintet.
Mr. Kinkle has also performed with the CSU, Chico Spring Musicals, North State Symphony, (Principal Percussionist), Chico Symphony Orchestra, Redding Symphony, Renaissance Apollo Orchestra, CSUC Wind Ensemble/Jazz Express, University Recitals and the Alfred Loeffler New Music Symposium.
In November 2002, Mr. Kinkle performed and recorded under the direction of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Crumb at CSU, Chico .
Mr. Kinkle is a member of the California Teachers Association, California Faculty Association, and the Percussive Arts Society.