Zach Hinson, a 2008 graduate of Mason High School, joined the district’s instrumental music staff in 2014. Zach joined the MHS Band Staff as a high school band director in 2023, and leads the woodwind curriculum from grades 6-12. From 2014-2023, Zach team taught the 7th and 8th grade concert bands and jazz bands. During his time as a part of the team of teachers at Mason Middle School, ensembles performed at the Music for All National Festival, the Music for All Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival, Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) State Conference and the Bowling Green State University Reading Clinic.
Zach has also instructed the woodwind section of the William Mason High School Marching Band as the woodwind caption head and assistant director since 2014. During this time, the marching band has performed in Bands of America Grand National Finals several times, and also performed in the 2016 and 2024 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.
Zach received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Bowling Green State University, and his master’s degree in music education from Miami University. A saxophonist, he studied with Distinguished Artist Professor Dr. John Sampen, and was selected as a winner in the BGSU Concerto Competition and BGSU Chamber Music Competition. In 2017, Zach received the "Outstanding Young Director Award" from the American School Band Directors Association. Zach's professional memberships include OMEA and ASBDA.
Zach appreciates his family, friends, colleagues, and mentors for supporting his teaching career. Zach and his wife Abby enjoy spending their free time together with friends and family.