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Dianne Pinner

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Department of Instrumental Studies
Division of Music
School of Fine Arts and Communication



  • MA, Orchestral Instrument, Bob Jones University
  • BS, Music Education, Bob Jones University


  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1976
  • SCMTA College String Competition, Honorable Mention, 1974
  • Won Commencement String Competition, 1973

Professional Memberships

  • American String Teachers Association


  • 25 years' experience as orchestra festival clinician and conductor
  • 30 years' experience as church musician
  • 30 years' experience as elementary school string instructor, orchestra director, and strings program supervisor
  • 30 years' experience as freelance musician (violinist)
  • 35 years' experience as orchestral musician (substitute-section violin in Greenville Symphony and section player in first violins in BJU symphony)
  • 35 years' experience as recording musician
  • 35 years' experience as solo recitalist
  • Carolina Chamber Ensemble musician from 1995 to present
  • Published freelance arranger
  • String Quartet musician, playing professionally for corporate events and weddings


  • S.C. Orchestra Div. of MENC, Yearly (ca. 1985-2006) string teacher workshops
  • Catholic University, Suzuki Training Institute
  • Juilliard School of Music, Violin Pedagogy Seminar, 2007, 2011
  • ASTA, American String Teacher Association Convention, 2009