Phillip Hash is a Professor of Music Education at Illinois State University in Normal. He holds an Ed.D. in music education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a M.M in wind conducting from Northwestern University, and a B.M. in music education from Millikin University. He has held positions on the editorial committees of the Journal of Research in Music Education and the Journal of Music Therapy, and currently serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education and the Journal of Band Research. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Society for Research in Music Education. Dr. Hash has published numerous research and practitioner articles on music education history, instrumental music pedagogy, mentoring student teachers, and music teacher evaluation, as well as arrangements for band, strings, and small ensembles.
Dr. Hash taught music education at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from 2004–2017. From 1989–2004, he taught elementary, middle school, and high school bands in the Chicago area, and from 1994–2004, served as choir director at the Christian Reformed Church of Western Springs, Illinois. He has received the Citation of Excellence from the National Band Association on two occasions, as well as the Outstanding Chicagoland Music Educator Award and an honorary membership in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association. Dr. Hash is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the Illinois Music Education Association, Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters’ Fraternity, and the National Band Association.
274.001Elem/MS Teaching Methods: Band, Choir, Strings
230.001Seminar for Pre-Student Teachers
Music Education History
Measurement and Assessment