Jeff Phillips

Jeff Philips

Dr. Jeffrey T. Phillips is in his 29th year of teaching, currently at Hendersonville High School in Hendersonville, Tennessee, where he is the Director of Fine Arts in addition to conducting the Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Marching Band.

He has earned degrees from Middle Tennessee State University, Western Kentucky University, and Austin Peay State University, and California Coast University with his dissertation on “Implementing Standards in the Band and Orchestra Rehearsal” (which has been published in part by the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors).

As a performer, he remains active as a freelance trombonist in the Nashville area performing with groups ranging from the 1969 Rock and Roll Band to the Tennessee Philharmonic, Mr. Jack Daniels Silver Cornet Band, the Nashville Wind Ensemble and the Nashville Symphony.

He has also published a variety of articles in the Bandworld, School Band and Orchestra and Tennessee Musician magazines and was a co-author of the MENC’s Strategies for Teaching series and has published numerous music reviews for the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors’ Journal.