Dr. Vince Dominguez - Saxophone & Clarinet
Dr. Vince Dominguez is an award-winning clarinetist, music educator, marketing consultant, and arts administrator based in Providence, RI.
Vince is an Affiliate Artist with Cactus Chamber Musicians, subs with orchestras around the country as a 2021 NAAS SOPA finalist and has recently presented performances at ClarinetFest, Arizona Music Educators Association and NACWPI conferences over the past year. Looking ahead, Vince will release his first studio album, ‘Resistencia’, featuring new chamber works for clarinet by Mexican composers, Victor Ibarra, Hilda Paredes, and Juan Trigos, each underscoring sociopolitical issues in US Latin America. All three of these works were commissioned by Dr. Dominguez as part of his dissertation recording project at Arizona State University.
An in-demand music educator and clinician, Vince regularly presents guest lectures on entrepreneurship and professional development at universities across the country and has held woodwind faculty positions at non-profit organizations including the Rob Coyne School of Music Education, RI Philharmonic Music School, Latino Music Education Network, Central Music Academy, Merit School of Music, Ravinia Festival, Harmony Project, and has worked at the University of Kentucky as an adjunct professor of marketing and press relations. He is passionate about building bridges for musicians of all levels of ability and takes pride in the idea that every student should have the opportunity to feel empowered from music.
Outside of performance and music education, Vince maintains an active career in arts administration, holding marketing and program management leadership roles with several non-profit organizations. Most recently, Vince was selected as a 2021 NALAC Leadership Institute Fellow, a prestigious award and opportunity granted by the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. Currently, Vince leads as the Marketing & Communications Manager of Quinteto Latino, a chamber music ensemble dedicated to disrupting racial and economic disparities within the classical music field by championing past, present, and future contributions by Latino composers and musicians. He has also had the opportunity to work with Cactus Chamber Musicians, Oh My Ears Festival, Lexington Philharmonic, Merit School of Music, and DANSPIEK Dance Theater as marketing leadership. In fall 2020, Vince led Quinteto Latino’s annual Seminario Conference as visiting Program Director in a virtual two-day conference and webinar that focused on race equity and inclusion for Latinos in classical music and currently leads the organization as the marketing communications manager. As one of his proudest moments in arts admin leadership, Vince led LexPhil in a significant branding transformation and was published in Symphony Magazine, highlighting his work as an innovative marketing leader in the orchestral performance community.
Vince completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Arizona State University in April 2020 where he held one of two graduate teaching assistantships. He proudly performs on Henri Selmer Paris Privelège clarinets and is a sponsored GooglePixel Ambassador, Silverstein Beta Tester, and Marca Reeds Artist.