Aaron Hines (he, him) (ASCAP) is originally from the Sacramento area where his dedication to the percussive arts began as a member of the award-winning Sacramento High School percussion ensemble. For over 25 years Aaron has taught, arranged, and designed for numerous programs, ranging from the middle school to collegiate level while keeping an active adjudication schedule.
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 designs independently for programs across the country and serves around 75 clients annually for Visual Choreography, Indoor & Outdoor Drill, Percussion Music, Program Coordination, and Sound Design. He has published works through Dave Glyde Show Designs, GPG Music, Key Poulan Music, Creative Solutions, Jair Klarfeld Music, & JW Pepper.
Aaron has 10+ years of adjudication experience. He has completed the WGI Certify courses, USBands Training Academy, and participated in the 2021 DCI World Judging Symposium.
During the COVID shutdowns, Aaron edited over 20,000 individual performance videos into hundreds of virtual productions in the hopes of keeping musicians involved with music while they could not be together. Some of these included the NAfME All National Honor Ensembles 2020 & 2021, CBDNA Intercollegiate Marching Band, NAMM Foundation World of Pianos, and the James Logan High School Band.
For his work with eNVision, Aaron was a Reno-Tahoe YPN Twenty under 40 Award Winner in 2011.
Aaron is the Director of Customer Relations for GPG Music, continues audio/video production, and is a founder and coordinator for the Northern Nevada Indoor Association (NNIA) and the Sierra Nevada Band Series (SNBS). He is also an active member of the Percussive Arts Society serving as the Vice-President for the Nevada Chapter.
Aaron is also an Endorsed Artist with Evans Drumheads, Innovative Percussion Sticks/Mallets, Sabian Cymbals, & the Yamaha Corporation.
He enjoys spending his free time with his wife Kimberly, daughter Sonya, and son Vincent.
Visit Aaron’s website at here.