Dr. Jamie Hillman - University of Toronto

Dr. Jamie Hillman is an American and Canadian musician, active as a conductor, singer, pianist, music educator, and composer. He holds the Elmer Iseler Chair in Conducting at the University of Toronto where he leads the MMus and DMA programs in Choral Conducting. Prior to his appointment at U of T, Hillman served on the faculties of Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Gordon College, Kodály Music Institute, and Longy School of Music of Bard College. As a Boston University Prison Arts Scholar and faculty member of BU's Prison Education Program, Hillman co-initiated an innovative vocal music program in the Massachusetts prison system.

Dr. Hillman has adjudicated, guest conducted, lectured, and performed throughout the United States and Canada, and in France, India, and Indonesia. Most recently, he has led All-State or honor choirs in Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.

Hillman's upcoming engagements include speaking at the World Symposium on Choral Music in Auckland, New Zealand; guest conducting the ACSC High School Honor Choir in Taichung, Taiwan, All-State Choirs in New Hampshire, New Jersey and Utah, honor choirs in Massachusetts, Vermont, and Virginia, and two national festival choruses at Carnegie Hall; giving conducting masterclasses at Christ's College Taipei; and returning as a member of the jury of the Bali International Choir Festival in Indonesia.

Hillman earned an associate diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto) and degrees from Western University (London, Canada), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Boston University. He is the 2012 laureate of the Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting from the Ontario Arts Council. Website: www.jamiehillman.net

6 Octavos from the Jamie Hillman Choral Series
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I Can Be Me Andrew Bruhn Two-Part RELEASED: January 2023
Music Makers Laura Hawley Unison/2-part RELEASED: June 2022
The Gift to Sing Matthew Emery SATB RELEASED: January 2022
The Singing Bowl Jeff Newberry SSA RELEASED: July 2022
The Soul of a Tree Amy F. Bernon SATB RELEASED: July 2022
This Is the Morning That Will Rise Matthew Emery SAB. opt. T RELEASED: March 2024