Dr. Philip Silvey is Associate Professor of Music Education at the Eastman School of Music and Chair of the Department of Music Teaching and Learning. There he directs the Women’s Chorus and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education. Previously he taught at the University of Maryland where he directed the Women’s Chorus, the Maryland Boy Choir, and the College Park Youth Choir.
He has been guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator in numerous states and directed all-state choruses in New York, Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. He has presented interest sessions at national ACDA and NAfME conventions and has contributed to two textbook series, Experiencing Choral Music and Teaching Music through Performance in Choir. His choral compositions and arrangements, published by Santa Barbara Music, Carl Fischer, and Boosey & Hawkes, have been performed by all-state and national honors choruses. See more at www.philipsilvey.com.