About Me

 Phil Hollar 

Phil Hollar teaches recorder in Hickory, North Carolina. He is a frequent faculty member at workshops including Mountain Collegium Early Music and Folk Music Workshop, the Atlanta Early Music Alliance Mid-Winter Workshop, and the Triangle Recorder Society Spring Early Music Workshop. Phil has extensive experience leading American Recorder Society chapter playing sessions and has been invited to lead sessions nationwide. He currently serves as a board member for the American Recorder Society where he chairs the Play the Recorder Day Task Force. Phil holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Phil currently plays with Gate City Consort, a recorder consort specializing in early and contemporary music for recorder. Gate City Consort performs music from the twelfth through the twenty-first century, featuring music from such composers as Binchois, Boismortier, Bach, and Britten. The group has been featured in numerous concert series’ including Greensboro College’s Finch Chapel, Bethabara Moravian Church, and Trinity Music Academy. Most recently, Gate City Consort performed in the Music for a Great Space concert series.