Phillips, Kenneth

Contact Info

Campus: West Palm Beach
Building: Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Number: 424

Phone: (561) 803-2411
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School and Department

The School of Music and Fine Arts
Music (UG)

Faculty Profile

Full Name: Ken W. Phillips
Preferred Name: Kenneth

Professor of Music Education
Chair of the Music Department
Field Experience Observations in Music Education

B.A., University of Mobile; M.M.E., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Temple University.

Dr. Phillips taught elementary and secondary vocal music in Florida and Pennsylvania, was a teaching assistant at Temple University and served as a Visiting Professor at Western Illinois University before joining PBA in 1998. At Temple, he was a student of Dr. Edwin Gordon and worked with Dr. Gordon in the Children's Music Preparatory Program.

At PBA, he serves as coordinator of music education and directs the Pep Band; he also teaches music methods classes, supervises student teaching and sponsors the collegiate chapter of the MENC.

He and his wife, Elizabeth, a high school choral director, appeared as back-up singers for Sarah Brightman's "La Luna" DVD. They are members of the United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches.