- M.M. Trumpet Performance, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.
- B.M., Trumpet Performance with a specialty in music synthesis, Western Carolina University.
Mr. Ginn received his Bachelor of Music degree in trumpet performance with a specialty in music synthesis from Western Carolina University where he studied with Brad Ulrich. Later, he earned a Master of Music in trumpet performance from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati studying with Alan Siebert. Time spent studying with Vincent DiMartino at the University of Kentucky has also been a major influence.
A native of Western North Carolina, Mr. Ginn combines his performance and teaching opportunities with his responsibilities as a local businessman.
He is a founding member and business manager of the Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet. Through the group’s travels, he has been fortunate to extensively perform in thirteen countries on four continents.
Mr. Ginn has formerly held positions with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, and served as trumpet instructor for Mars Hill College and Western Carolina University.