John McKinney photo Mr. John S. McKinney
Associate Professor of Music, Fine Arts Department
223 Fine Arts Center
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Education

Post Graduate - 30 hours, West Virginia University
Master of Arts in Music - West Virginia University; 1981
Bachelor in Music Education - Glenville State College; 1973

Curriculum Vitae

  • Glenville State College, August 2005¬¬-2016-Professor of Percussion
  • Silver Creek Ski Resort, August 2004-October 2005-General Manager and Executive Vice President
  • Glenville State College, 1982 - July 2004-Band Director, Percussion and Administrative duties
  • West Virginia University, 1979 – 1981- Drum line Instructor and Coordinator
  • Calhoun County High School, 1981 – 1982- Band Director and Music Supervisor
  • Calhoun County High School, 1973 – 1978- Band Director

Recent Articles

  • “The Secret to Injury Prevention.” Published in the Journal of the Percussion Arts Society. 2010.
  • “African Drumming; Having Fun with Music.” The West Virginia Collegiate Music Educators Association Conference. Glenville State College, Glenville, WV. November 2007.
  • “Hearing Injuries for Musicians & Prevention.” Presented to the West Virginia Collegiate Music Educators Conference at Glenville State College, Glenville, WV. November 2004.
  • “Can Performance Anxiety Damage Your Hearing?” Article published in the Journal of the Percussion Arts Society. 2004.

Recent Presentations

  • Conductor of the Glenville State College Percussion Ensemble concerts 2015
  • Conductor of the Glenville State College African Ensemble 2015
  • Current member and past president of the Percussive Arts Society Health and Wellness Committee
  • Current member and past president of the West Virginia Percussive Arts Society chapter
  • 2012 Percussion Ensemble Tour of West Virginia public schools
  • 2011 Percussion Ensemble Tour of West Virginia public schools
  • Percussion Ensemble performance at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Percussion Ensemble performed three times at the Greenbrier Hotel and resort
  • Percussion Ensemble performed four times at Snowshoe Mountain resort
  • Several African Ensemble performances and clinics for the GSC Multi-Cultural Fair