Congratulations to Phillip Hash for being elected the HSRIG Chair for 2018-2020!
Phillip M. Hash is Associate Professor of Music Education at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 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.Dr. Hash is an active scholar with articles published in a number of leading journals including the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, the Journal of Band Research, and Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. Conference presentations include research topics, as well as sessions on instrumental music education, mentoring student teachers, and music teacher evaluation. Dr. Hash currently serves on the editorial committees of the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Journal of Music Therapy, and the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education. He also sits on the board of the Michigan Music Education Association as the state research advisor, and works in various capacities with the Historical Special Research Interest Group of the National Association for Music Education.Dr. Hash taught instrumental music in the Chicago area for 14 years and has received the Citation of Excellence from the National Band Association on two occasions as well as the Outstanding Chicagoland Music Educator Award. Bands under his direction have performed at the University of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival and the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference. Dr. Hash regularly serves as a clinician and adjudicator, and publishes arrangements for bands, string orchestras, and small ensembles through Grand Mesa Music, Daehn Publications, and BRS Music.