Mr. Larry Brian Binns:
MSMT, BSBA, AACS
Huntington Middle School
(757) 928-6846, Ext. 37138
(Graduate and Undergraduate)
1)Present: PhD. Student
PhD.in Education/Specializing in Music Technology
Berklee College of Music
Arranging and Music Business
Jacobs School of Music at IUPUI
Masters of Science
Bachelor of Science
Associate of Arts
6)University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)
Classical Music Composition
7)Hampton University (HU)
1)University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)
High School Diploma with Special Concentration in Music Composition
2)Anderson High School
•Robert L. Hunt, Band Director, Anderson High and Parkland Senior High
•Composer, Dr. Louis A. Mennini, Dean of School of Music.(HS,UNCSA)
•Pulitzer Prize Composer, Dr. Robert Ward, Chancellor.(College, UNCSA)
•Master Classes with classical/jazz composer/pianist, John Lewis.(UNCSA)
•Master Classes with jazz composer/trumpeter, Freddie Hubbard.(HU)
Music Technology Teachers:
•Dr. Fred Rees (Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music at IUPUI)
•Dr. G. David Peters (Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music at IUPUI)
•Dr. Rachel Nardo (Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music at IUPUI)
•American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
•The American Federation Of Musicians(AFM)
•Technology Institute for Music Educators(TI:ME)
•National Association for Music Education(MENC)
•American Music Center(AMC)
•Virginia Music Educators Association(VMEA)
•Indie Managers Association(IMA)
•Composer and Music Publisher affiliated with ASCAP
•Director of Artist Development at Genre Records (As of April 1,2010)
•Personal Manager and assistant to professional composer/pianist, Harold
•Former co-manager of the Harold Blanchard Trio.
•Music Technology mentor/instructor for Huntington Middle School, Arts
and Communications Magnet Program.
•Worked as promoter and group manager with the Hampton Jazz Festival.
•Experienced in entertainment law and compliance
•Composer, Producer and keyboardist for own group, Passive Echoes
•Performed professionally as a trombonist/arranger for numerous R&B and jazz
groups such as Gore and the Upsetters.
•Nurture personal creativity through music experiences such as composing and
•Familiarize students with the innovations in music technology and related
contemporary performing arts.
•Cultivate student knowledge, aesthetic sense, and appreciation of music and
its role in society.
•Provide students both the knowledge and hands-on experience necessary to
master recent developments in digital music technology.
•Disseminate information and knowledge about MIDI, Hard-disk Recording,
Sampling, Synthesis & Sound Design, Audio for Visual Media and Audio for the
•Expose and Prepare students for a career in the highly competitive and
rapidly evolving field of music technology and careers in music.