#DFOB18 – Arkansas (Musicworks) Brass Band

Arkansas (Musicworks) Brass Band

Founded in October of 2017, the Arkansas Musicworks Brass Band is a brand new brass ensemble in Northwest Arkansas. Making use of British style instrumentation, the group seeks to provide an artistic outlet for the increasing number of professional and high level amateur musicians active in the region as well as expanding and elevating the musical offerings for music lovers in our communities. While comprised largely of working musicians the band itself is a volunteer effort which has been generously supported by Arkansas Musicworks.

Tim Hendrix

A native of Jonesboro, AR. Tim Hendrix is the Director of Bands at Bentonville High School where he conducts the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and is the Program Coordinator for the Bentonville PRIDE Marching Band. Mr. Hendrix is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a bachelor’s in music education and a master’s in education. Before teaching in public education, Mr. Hendrix was a instrumentalist in the United States Navy.

An accomplished conductor and educator, Mr. Hendrix is a regular clinician for honor bands in the southern United States and is a board member of Dixie Band Camp, the second oldest music camp in the United States. Recently Mr. Hendrix was awarded the Phi Beta Mu Outstanding Young Director Award in Arkansas for outstanding musical achievement and education.

Mr. Hendrix is professionally affiliated with National Association for Music Education, Phi Beta Mu, Arkansas Band Association and Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association.