Arts & Humanities

Faculty - Arts and Humanities


Haynes, Pamela

Pamela Haynes, D.A

Assistant Professor of Music
Piano Area Coordinator
PSHaynes@manchester.edu

Pamela Haynes received her first music degree from DePauw University (B.M. Music Education) during which time she studied abroad at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna. She then received degrees from Ohio University (M.M. Piano Performance/Pedagogy) and the University of Kansas (D.M.A. Piano Performance/Pedagogy/Literature).

Dr. Haynes has performed as a soloist with the DePauw University Symphony Orchestra, University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra and Manchester Symphony Orchestra.  Her area of expertise is in collaborative performance.  She has appeared with Grammy award-winning baritone Daniel Belcher, with saxophonist Farrell Vernon at the Manchester New Music Mini-Festival, as guest keyboardist with the Wagon Wheel Theatre and in numerous performances in Indiana, California, Kansas, Ohio and New Zealand.

Dr. Haynes’ previous positions have included teaching at Los Angeles City Community College and Los Angeles Valley College, curriculum consultant for the M.I.N.D. Institute (University of Irvine), music specialist for P.S. Arts through the Crossroads School of Arts and Sciences (Santa Monica), adjunct professor at Huntington University and music instructor at North Miami Elementary School and O.J. Neighbours Elementary School. She also frequently adjudicates for ISSMA District and State competitions. In January 2017, Dr. Haynes will be presenting a seminar at IMEA convention titled “Pianos, Keyboards and Apps: Oh My!” She resides in Wabash with her husband Matt, 7 children, 3 cats and 2 dogs.