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Jack Hill - Women's Choir

Email: hilljo@rowan.edu

Jack Hill

Throughout his professional career, Jack Hill has gained a reputation as a pre-eminent choral conductor. During his years as Choral Director at Clearview Regional High School, he built a program which achieved international recognition. His choirs were invited to sing for both National and Divisional ACDA Conferences where they represented the best of high school music. They were invited to perform for the Inaugural Choral Festival by the artistic management of Carnegie Hall where they performed the Mozart Requiem under the baton of Craig Jessop. Additionally they performed at many other prestigious venues, The Kennedy Center, The Washington Cathedral, to name a few, and also completed several European Tours. Mr. Hill continues to serve as Minister of Music at The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury, in Woodbury, New Jersey where he directs the church's three choirs and is the organist. Mr. Hill is also known in the area as a director of musicals. Having directed over 50, he continues to work in the theatre at The Broadway Theatre of Pitman where he serves as conductor, musical director, director and a member of the artistic team. Additionally he is an active recitalist and also maintains a voice and piano studio. As a member of the faculty at Rowan University, Mr. Hill conducts the Women's Choir and teaches classes in both the music and theatre departments. Mr. Hill's formal training was at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey where he received his Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music and his Master of Music degree in Organ Performance. During this time he studied organ with Joan Lippincott and conducting with Joseph Flummerfelt. Subsequent to his college training Mr. Hill had the privilege of studying choral music for several years with Robert Shaw, one year serving as his assistant. Mr. Hill is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). He has served as Repertoire and Standards Chair for the Eastern Division ACDA and is President ? Elect for New Jersey ACDA.