Kinsey decided to play clarinet in sixth grade. She played with her school band through middle and high school. In high school Kinsey won the "Outstanding Musician" award from CU Boulder. She is now attending Metropolitan State University seeking a degree in clarinet performance and music composition. Since attending MSU Kinsey has performed with the Symphonic band, the orchestra, and various chamber groups. She has studied with Jeremy Wendolyn, Gregory Dufford, and Jason Shafer.
As a teacher Kinsey hopes to pass on her love and knowledge of music.