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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 19, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Barbara Hankins

Contract Academic Staff; Clarinet (Winter)

Contact Information

Office Location: A206

Academic Background
BMus, BEd (Calgary), MMus (Toronto): Clarinet

Barbara Hankins has been a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony since 1980 and performs regularly with the Licorice Allsorts Clarinet Quartet, the K-W Woodwind Quintet, the Canadian Chamber Ensemble, and as a freelance performer.

Since 1972, she has taught clarinet, theory, and chamber music privately and in the public school system. She has also taught at the University of Toronto and McMaster University, and has been a part-time faculty member at Wilfrid Laurier University since 1984. In addition, she coaches the woodwind sectionals for the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Youth Orchestra and has adjudicated music festivals throughout Ontario since

Ms. Hankins holds a Bachelor of Music degree (performance, with Distinction) and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Calgary, a Master of Music degree (performance) from the University of Toronto, and an Associateship Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto. She is a member of the Board of Examiners of the RCM and recently assisted in compiling the new RCM Woodwind Syllabus.