Aaron Hines (ASCAP) is originally from the Sacramento area where his dedication to the percussion arts began as a member of the award winning Sacramento High School percussion ensemble. After developing his skills throughout high school, Aaron became an important part of the California State University, Sacramento Winter Percussion Ensemble from 1997-2001.
For over 15 years Aaron has taught, arranged and designed for numerous schools, ranging from the middle school to collegiate level while keeping an active clinician and adjudication schedule. Over 30 of Aaron's ensembles have earned circuit and state titles as well as Medals, Fans' Favorite Awards, and Finalist appearances at the WGI World Championships. In addition, Aaron arranges and composes custom works independently for schools across the country and has music published through Gary P. Gilroy Publications (Best-Sellers 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Dave Glyde Show Designs, Key Poulan Music, Creative Solutions, Jair Klarfeld Music, & JW Pepper. He is also an active member of the Percussive Arts Society.
Since founding eNVision Performing Arts in 2007, eNVision has hosted numerous arts-based events and entertained the local communities at hundreds of performances for Artown (Reno's month-long commitment to arts and entertainment), NBA and Division 1 Basketball games and corporate/charity events. eNVision has also taken a Percussion and Color Guard to the WGI World Championships where they were a top ten PIA Finalist for 5 years.. In 2011 and 2012 the eNVision Percussion was voted the nations favorite ensemble (by the fans) for their class. For Aaron's work with eNVision he was a 2011 Twenty Under 40 Award winner for the Northern Nevada Region.
While in Reno Aaron was the percussion caption head and arranger for Robert McQueen High School in Reno, NV (2009-2011 State Percussion & Overall Band Champions, 2011 NNIA Percussion Champions), an arranger for the 2011 & 2012 Tennessee State Champions Munford High School (2011 USSBA National Champions), Reed High School in Reno, NV (2010-2013 Small Band Percussion and Band Champions), and Reno High School (2010-2013 Medium Band Percussion Champions, 2014 Small Band Percussion and Overall Champions while placing 3rd overall in Northern Nevada).
Currently Aaron is the Northern Nevada Indoor Association (NNIA) founder and coordinator and has been a percussion arranger and consultant for the University of Nevada, Reno since 2005.
He is also an Endorsed Artist with Evans Drumheads, Innovative Percussion Sticks/Mallets, Sabian Cymbals & the Yamaha Corporation.
Aaron is also certified in First Aid & CPR.
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