SOUTHWEST REGION

David Vining

Location: Arizona
 
Instrument: Trombone
B.M., Trombone Performance, Florida State   University
M.M., Trombone Performance, Bowling Green   State University
Author, What Every Trombonist Needs to Know   About the Body
Licensed Body Mapping Educator, 2006
Available for: Workshops, individual lessons
 
Website: www.davidvining.com
 
Contact: david.vining@nau.edu
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Trombonist David Vining is a dynamic teacher and performer who has delivered hundreds of recitals and masterclasses nationwide to critical acclaim. Currently professor of Trombone at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, Mr. Vining has also served on the faculties of the University of Kansas, the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, and Temple University.

Mr. Vining is a popular clinician, presenting clinics and workshops throughout the country as a clinician for Conn-Selmer Musical Instruments. David Vining is owner of Mountain Peak Music, a publishing company dedicated to offering innovative teaching methods for all musicians. Among the many items offered by Mountain Peak Music are: “The Breathing Book,” “Daily Routines,” “Long Tone Duets,” and “Flow Studies”. Mr. Vining has played professionally with the Chestnut Brass Company, Flagstaff Symphony, Cincinnati Opera Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, Kansas City Camerata, Fort Wayne (IN) Philharmonic, Toledo (OH) Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

 
 
 
 

Jennifer Bindel

Location: Texas
Instrument: Piano
BB.A., Music and English, Baldwin Wallace   University
M.M., Piano Performance, Kent State University
D.M.A., Collaborative Piano, Arizona State University
Licensed Body Mapping Educator, 2012
Available for: Workshops, individual lessons
 
Contact: jebindel@bodymap.org
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Kimberly Clark

Location: Houston, Texas
Instrument: Flute
 
D.M.A., University of Houston
M.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music
B.M.Ed. University of Houston
Available for: Workshops, individual lessons

Website: www.kimclarkstudio.com
Contact: flutinkimi@att.net
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Dr. Kimberly Clark is the owner of MoveWell, teaching musicians how to avoid injury and promote facility through private lessons, masterclasses, seminars, and an online bookstore. Dr. Clark is a Licensed Body Mapping Educator and is working towards Alexander Technique Teacher Certification.
 

Dr. Clark is the Vice President of Floot Fire Inc. and serves as a director for Floot Fire camps in Houston, Plano, and Austin. Formerly on faculty at the University of Houston, Dr. Clark is highly sought after as a teacher and clinician. She has performed, lectured, and conducted at universities across the country, seven National Flute Association conventions, and TMEA. She has appeared as a featured guest artist at regional flute festivals in Florida, Texas, and Kentucky. Publications include articles in Flute Talk Magazine and the Flutist Quarterly.
 

A respected member of the National Flute Association Dr. Clark has served that organization as Piccolo Artist Competition coordinator, Flute Clubs Coordinator, and most recently as a member of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Clark is an active recitalist and chamber musician who has performed across the United States and in Europe. She is a member of Scirocco Winds (wind quintet), an NPO that provides educational concerts for student audiences in addition to its regular concert series.

Dr. Clark holds degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory and the University of Houston.

 

Hollie Dzierzanowski

Location: Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
Instrument: Viola
 
D.M.A. candidate, University of North Texas
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
Available for: Workshops, individual lessons

Website: www.hollieviola.com
Contact: hollie@bodymap.org
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Hollie Dzierzanowski is a classically-trained violist currently pursuing her DMA in viola performance under the instruction of Susan Dubois with a related concentration in Performing Arts Health at the University of North Texas. An avid teacher and performer in  the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Hollie also works as Adjunct Faculty at Dallas College. Hollie received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in viola performance from the Cleveland  Institute of Music where she studied with Stanley Konopka and Mark Jackobs. 


Hollie is focused on helping musicians enhance performance and practice through body awareness training, strength training, myofascial stretching, and musculoskeletal education. As musicians move for a living, Hollie is passionate about somatic education and practice amongst performing artists.  


As a certified ELDOA trainer, Hollie works with musicians to reduce injury and release playing-related pain. Hollie is a Licensed Body Mapping Educator and finished her certification under the instruction of ABME Sponsoring Teacher Jennifer Johnson, author of  “What Every Violinist Needs to Know About the Body.”
 

Spencer Hartman

Location: Lubbock, Texas
Instrument: Flute
 
D.M.A., Texas Tech University
M.M., Memorial University of Newfoundland
B.F.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Available for: Workshops, individual lessons

Website: www.spencerhartmanmusic.com/
Contact: spencerhartmanmusic@gmail.com
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Dr. Spencer Hartman is an active pedagogue and performer in the West Texas and Eastern  New Mexico communities. He currently serves as Instructor of Flute at Texas Tech University and Lecturer of Music at Eastern New Mexico University. 


Dr. Hartman earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Flute Performance at Texas Tech University, where he served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the flute studio of Dr.  Lisa Garner Santa. While attending TTU, He performed regularly with the Lubbock Symphony Educational Outreach Woodwind Quintet and the Texas Tech Graduate Woodwind Quintet. He earned the Master of Music degree in Flute Performance and Pedagogy from Memorial University of Newfoundland under the tutelage of Dr.  Michelle Cheramy, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied with Dr. Therese Wacker. In addition, he has received influential mentorship from Carol Wincenc and Gretchen Pusch. 


Dr. Hartman is a Licensed Body Mapping Educator and studied Body Mapping with Jennifer Johnson. Additionally, he is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher. Drawing from Body Mapping and Yoga regularly throughout his teaching and daily life, Dr. Hartman is deeply committed to building kinesthetic awareness and greater proprioception in himself and his  students.

 

Kristin Wolfe Jensen

Location: Austin, Texas

Instrument: Bassoon
 
MM, the Juilliard School 
BM, BME, Oberlin Conservatory


Available for: Workshops, individual lessons

Website: https://sites.utexas.edu/bassoon/


Contact: kwjensen@austin.utexas.edu
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“...She has simply turned in the finest-played bassoon recital I have ever heard,” said the American Record Guide about Kristin Wolfe Jensen’s CD, Shadings. Ms. Jensen is Professor of Bassoon at The University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music, and is also on the faculty at the International Festival Institute at Round Top, Principal Bassoonist with the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Founding Director of the Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition and creator of MusicandtheBassoon.org, and a licensed Body Mapping Educator. In addition to Shadings, she has a number of other critically acclaimed solo and chamber music recordings, including "Parables and Reflections, Bassoon Music of Virko Baley", and "...and Kristin Wolfe Jensen: UT Bassoons in Collaboration". Many of her recordings are now available on her Youtube channel, as is the tutorial series she produced, The Herzberg/Kamins Reed Making Method. She has given guest recitals and masterclasses at many major American music schools, as well as in South America and Europe, and her former students hold major orchestral, university faculty and military band positions. Formerly, Ms. Jensen served on the faculties of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of North Texas, and served as a Visiting Professor at Indiana University in 2012. Ms. Jensen has toured Europe with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, served as Acting Principal Bassoonist of the Houston Grand Opera, and has been a member of The Dallas Opera Orchestra, the Richardson Symphony, the Las Vegas Symphony, Jupiter Symphony of New York and Continuum. She has performed solo recitals at several International Double Reed Society conferences, and was co-host of the 2005 conference in Austin. As a student, she won the concerto competitions at the Juilliard School of Music where she received her Master of Music, and the Oberlin Conservatory as an undergraduate, which led to performances of the Mozart Bassoon Concerto, k. 191. Ms. Jensen is a Fox Artist, performing on her model 660 bassoon made by Fox Products.