2019 Adjudicators

Dr. Jamie Hillman

School Choirs

Jamie HillmanDr. Jamie Hillman is a multi-faceted musician who is active as a conductor, singer, pianist, music educator, and composer. He is an assistant professor of music at Gordon College (north of Boston) where he directs the College Choir and Men’s Choir, teaches undergraduate and graduate music education courses, and coordinates the vocal area. His previous teaching includes Beaver Country Day School, Phillips Academy Andover, and Boston University (Metropolitan College/Prison Education Program and Tanglewood Institute). 

Hillman is an examiner for Conservatory Canada, and has adjudicated, guest conducted, performed, and lectured throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. Most recently, he has conducted honor choirs in Connecticut, Georgia, Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Ontario. 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 and the Utah All-State Junior High Honor Choir; returning as a member of the international jury of the Bali International Choir Festival (Indonesia); and serving on the faculty of Csehy Summer School of Music (Langhorne, PA).

Dr. Hillman holds an ARCT in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music, an undergraduate degree in music education from Western University, and graduate degrees in choral conducting from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Boston University. His co-editorial work includes numerous editions of Arabic, Asian, Latin American, and Western choral pieces published by Earthsongs and Hinshaw Music. Dr. Hillman is the 2012 laureate of the Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting from the Ontario Arts Council and Choirs Ontario.