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. He is a certified member of Andover Educators, a
consortium of music educators dedicated to preserving and enhancing
the careers of musicians through accurate anatomical information
and somatic awareness as applied to music-making. Through a unique
and powerful tool called Body Mapping, Professor Vining helps
students in all disciplines avoid injury and become better musicians.
As trombonist with the Chestnut Brass Company from 1985-1990,
Mr. Vining toured the United Stated and Europe performing recitals,
master classes, and concerts with orchestras. Mr. Vining may be
heard with the Chestnut Brass Company on the Crystal, Musical
Heritage, and Newport Classics labels.
Mr. Vining has performed orchestrally with the 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 Philadelphia Orchestra.
Mr. Vining holds degrees from Bowling Green State University and
Florida State University. He is the author of the best selling
method book Daily Routines for Trombone: Tenor, Bass and Easy
Editions. He is also the author of Long Tone Duets, Long Tone
Duets, Ralph Sauer Edition, Ear Training for Trombone, Ear Training
for Trumpet and What Every Trombonist Needs to Know About the
A native of Cocoa, FL, Mr. Vining resides in Flagstaff, Arizona
with his wife Leslie, daughter Sarah, and son Benjamin. Visit
his personal web page at: www.davidvining.net