Jimmy Finnie

Jimmy Finnie joined the Indiana State University music faculty in 1994. He has presented solo and chamber concerts, and clinics and master classes throughout the United States, Canada, China, Austria, Thailand, and Hungary. He performs regularly with Mojah Tuba (brass, percussion, and dance fusion) Cramped Spaces Ensemble (piano and percussion quartet), Caribbean Consort Steel Band, and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. Jimmy is an Artist Clinician for the Zildjian Cymbal, and Innovative Percussion Mallet Companies.

As director of the Indiana State University Percussion Ensemble and Steel Drum Band, he has presented numerous concerts on elementary, secondary and university campuses throughout the State of Indiana. Similar performances have also been presented at the Percussive Arts Society’s Indiana Day of Percussion; Indiana Percussion Association Clinic Day; Indiana Music Educators Association Conference; Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, Music Teachers National Association Conference, and Thailand Brass and Percussion Conference.

Dr. Finnie holds the degrees:
Bachelor of Music Education from East Texas State University
Master of Music from The University of Georgia
Doctor of Musical Arts from The University of North Texas