music education, Music
- University of Illinois - Urbana, Illinois, Doctorate of Music Education (EdD)
- Northwestern University - Evanston, Illinois, Master of Music (Wind Conducting), June 1996
- Millikin University - Decatur, Illinois, Bachelor of Music (Music Education), May 1989
- Band Director, Lockport Elementary School District #91
- Choir Director, Christian Reformed Church of Western Springs
- Director of Intermediate Boys Division, Interlochen Arts Camp
- Director of Bands, Timothy Christian Schools
- Band and Choral Director, Community Unit School District #425, Shabbona, IL
Phillip M. Hash holds an Ed. D. in music education from the University of Illinois, a M.M. in wind conducting from Northwestern University, and a B.M. in music education from Millikin University. Phillip’s professional affiliations include MENC: The National Association for Music Education, and the National Band Association. He has published articles in Update, Applications of Research in Music Education, the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Research and Issues in Music Education, Contributions to Music Education, and the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education. Phillip taught instrumental music in northern Illinois for 14 years and served as choir director at the Christian Reformed Church of Western Springs from 1994-2004. He has also published instrumental arrangements with Grand Mesa Music, BRS Publications, and Daehn Publications. Phillip has served as an adjudicator and clinician throughout the Chicago area, and is a recipient of the National Band Association Citation of Excellence (2000, 2004) and the Outstanding Chicagoland Music Educator Award (2001). Bands under his direction have performed at numerous events including the University of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival and the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference.
Selected Research & Scholarship
Articles, Peer Reviewed
- “A. R. McAllister”, “Henri Dyett”, “Vandercook College of Music”. (3 articles in press). In, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, ed., Grove Dictionary of American Music (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.
Articles, Non Peer Reviewed
- Small band programs: Strategies for success. (October 29, 2010/January 24, 2009). Wisconsin State Music Conference, Madison, Wisconsin/Michigan Music Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
- Historical Research in Music Education [panel discussion]. MENC Biennial Music Educators Conference (March 26, 2010).
- Instrumental music teachers’ in-service (February 16, 2010). Grand Rapids Public Schools. Grand Rapids, Michigan.
- School bands in Illinois prior to 1930. (January 31, 2008). Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference, Peoria, Illinois.
Paper Presentations, Peer Reviewed
The Universal Teacher by J. E. Maddy and T. P. Giddings (1923) (2010). Poster session presented at the 2010 Michigan Music Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, January 21, 2010.
- A. R. McAllister and the Joliet township high school band: 1912-1926 (2009). Paper presented at the Society for Research in Music Education Symposium II, Washington DC, June 20, 2009.
- Joseph E. Maddy and the national high school orchestra: 1926-1938 (2008). Poster session presented at the 2009 Michigan Music Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, January 23, 2009.
- Music at the Illinois asylum for feeble-minded children: 1865-1920 (2008). Poster session presented at the 2008 Biennial National Convention of MENC: The National Association for Music Education, Milwaukee WI, April 10, 2008.
- Undergraduate non-music major preferences for Western art music (2008). Poster session presented at the 2008 Michigan Music Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, January 25, 2008. Poster and reading sessions presented at the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference, Peoria IL, February 1, 2008.
- Glenwood manual training school band: 1898-1929 (2007). Paper presented at the Society for Research in Music Education Symposium, Lawrence KS, July 7, 2007.