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Harry “Chip” Hill, Executive Director

Chip Hill is on the music faculty at Limestone University and has served as principal clarinetist with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra in Asheville, NC since 1986. He has performed extensively with orchestras throughout the southeastern U.S., including the Atlanta, Charlotte, Savannah, Charleston, Tallahassee, Greenville, Knoxville, and North Carolina Symphony Orchestras as well as the Atlanta Chamber Orchestra and the Atlanta Opera.

He has been featured as a solo artist with the Atlanta Chamber Orchestra, the Asheville and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestras, and the Orchestra of the Hunan Province in Changsha, China. In 2012, Dr. Hill was the featured soloist at the first International Music Festival at SIAS in Xinzheng, China. He has conducted master classes and performed in the United Kingdom, and Honduras.

Chip joined the MasterWorks faculty in 1997 and has attended every MWF. He served on the Board of Directors from 2004 – 2018 and is currently the Executive Director. He lives in Gaffney, SC with his wife Karen, also a clarinetist, and their two youngest sons.