John Hill

Professor

John Hill
615-904-5868
Room 209, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 21, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • M.M., McGill University (1986)
  • B.M., Wilfred Laurier University (1980)

Areas of Expertise

Critical Listening Advanced Audio Recording Production Seminar II

Biography

John Hill, Professor of Recording Industry, earned his B. Mus. from Wilfrid Laurier University and his M. Mus. (Sound Recording) from McGill University.

 

John’s recording of the Metropolis Symphony, composed by Michael Daugherty and performed by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, garnered a total of five Grammy® nominations in 2010. At the 53rd Annual Awards Ceremony in Feb. 2011, John won two awards in the categories of Best Engineered Album, Classical and Best...

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John Hill, Professor of Recording Industry, earned his B. Mus. from Wilfrid Laurier University and his M. Mus. (Sound Recording) from McGill University.

 

John’s recording of the Metropolis Symphony, composed by Michael Daugherty and performed by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, garnered a total of five Grammy® nominations in 2010. At the 53rd Annual Awards Ceremony in Feb. 2011, John won two awards in the categories of Best Engineered Album, Classical and Best Orchestral Performance.  He was also nominated in 2009 for his recording of Ravel’s L’enfant et les Sortileges (again with the NSO) for Best Classical Album.

 

Recent label releases on Naxos and Delos include:  Amorisms (Works of Paul Moravec) by ALIAS and Portara Ensembles, Pater Noster by the King’s Singers and Michael Samis’ debut recording of the Reinecke Cello Concerto.

 

John has recorded five seasons of String Theory at the Hunter, a chamber music performance series with pianist Gloria Chien in Chattanooga, TN.  These recordings are featured regularly on American Public Media’s nationally syndicated Performance Today broadcasts.

 

John has had long associations as recording engineer with both the Nashville Opera and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.

 

Before joining the department in 1992, John taught previously at California State University Dominguez Hills and was Co-Director of the Edgar Stanton Audio Recording Institute at the Aspen Music Festival.

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