D.M.A., University of Michigan;
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music;
B.M., Central Michigan University.
Dr. Ken Heinlein has studied with W. Craig Sutherland, Fritz Kaenzig, Yasuhito Sugiyama, Ronald Bishop, and Mark Cox. He currently holds the position of Principal Tuba with both the Akron Symphony and the Erie Philharmonic Orchestras and has appeared on multiple occasions as a featured soloist with both ensembles. Additionally, he performs each summer as Principal Tuba with the Blossom Festival Band and conducts the Erie Philharmonic Brass Choir. Dr. Heinlein has also performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Grand Rapids Symphony, and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra; he also performs frequently with the Cleveland Orchestra Brass Quintet.
Dr. Heinlein serves as Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium and Director of Brass Ensembles at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music. He also teaches at Kent State University and previously has taught at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Michigan.