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 and Euphonium 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 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.
Mr. Vining is a popular clinician, presenting clinics and workshops throughout the country as clinician for Conn-Selmer Musical Instruments. He has been asked to make presentations at the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors’ National Conference, the International Trombone Festival, and the Missouri Music Teachers’ Association Convention, among others.
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.
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 holds degrees from Bowling Green State University and Florida State University. Author of the best-selling method book Daily Routines for Trombone, he is currently working on What Every Trombonist Needs to Know About the Body. A native of Cocoa, FL, Mr. Vining resides in Flagstaff, Arizona with his wife Leslie, daughter Sarah, and son Benjamin.