Tom Hynes is Director of Jazz in the Pines Student–IA’s summer jazz program–and Instructor of Jazz Guitar at the Academy. He is an Assistant Professor of Music at Azusa Pacific University, and also teaches at St. Catherine’s Academy in Anaheim. His jazz credits include the Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra, led by the Grammy-nominated composer. His recordings include Tom Hynes and Marshall Hawkins: Live at the Fret House. Tom is also a composer, with numerous original jazz compositions commissioned by colleges and universities in California, and film music composed for the Smithsonian Museum.