Associate Professor of Music
Percussion, Music Theory
Witherspoon Hall 107
407 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0475
Philip Parker teaches percussion, music theory and 20th century music at Arkansas Tech University. As a composer, Mr. Parker has been widely commissioned and has published numerous compositions for a variety of media.
Major performance venues include the Percussive Arts Society Convention, the International Clarinet Society, the International Trumpet Guild, the International Double Reed Society, the National Flute Association, Music Educators National Conference, Kennedy Center and the College Band Directors National Association Convention.
Awards for his music include two winning compositions in the National Flute Association’s international New Music Competition, 2nd prize in the College Orchestra Directors Association international contest, and recipient of a chamber music commission from the National Symphony Orchestra as part of its American Residency program.
Additional awards include Honorable Mention for MTNA Distinguished Composer 2013, an Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship, Composer-in Residence with the Fort Smith Symphony and two-time recipient of Arkansas Tech University’s Excellence in Scholarship Award.
For more information on Mr. Parker's compositions, please visit philipparkercomposer.com.
BM - Wichita State University
MM - Indiana University-Bloomington
MUS 1141 - APPL MUS/PERCUSSION
MUS 1142 - APPL MUS/PERCUSSION
MUS 1541 - PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES
MUS 2723 - THEORY IV
MUS 2731 - EAR TRAINING III
MUS 2741 - EAR TRAINING IV
MUS 3141 - APPL MUS/PERCUSSION
MUS 3142 - APPL MUS/PERCUSSION
MUS 3143 - APP MUS/PERCUSSION
MUS 3541 - PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES
MUS 3692 - HISTORY OF MUSIC III
MUS 3762 - INSTRU/CHORAL ARRANGING
MUS 3771 - COMPOSITION
MUS 3772 - COMPOSITION
MUS 4001 - SENIOR RECITAL
MUS 4461 - PERCUSSION INSTR