Nick Hinkle

Adjunct Faculty, Percussion


Nick Hinkle is a 2016 Graduate of Bluefield College. He currently serves as the Director of Bands at Bluefield High School in Bluefield, WV and as the Instrumental Music Chair for Mercer County Schools. His Beaver Marching Band has been awarded numerous 1st place Marching Band awards for Best Music, Marching, Percussion, Color Guard, Show Design as well as being a Grand Champion winner in multiple years. The Bluefield High Concert Band routinely receives superior ratings at the WV Region VI Ratings Festival under his direction. His students are involved yearly in the Mercer County All County Band and the West Virginia All State Band, as well as multiple college honor bands and performance trips at Disney World. As a performer, Mr. Hinkle has received numerous awards as a soloist for his work as a jazz drummer, and has performed multiple times as the Percussionist for the WV All State Honors Chorus. He commonly performs in the WV and VA area with a variety of musical ensembles.   

Department: Music

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