Steubenville, Ohio, who attended the Catholic University of America and the
University of Michigan and served in the Marines for four years as a
Gunnery Sergeant. He graduated
with Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees.
In 1964, he
joined the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C.
and remained with them for forty-one years. Other groups with whom he performed
comprise the Choral Arts Society, the Master Chorale of Washington
Ensemble, and the Washington Ballet.
The NSO performed
at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on 12th December 2001 with
the Washington Bach Consort Chorus in a concert of Arcangelo
Corelli’s “Concerto Grosso in G
minor, Op. 6, No. 8” (“Christmas Concerto”), George Frideric Handel’s “Arrival of the Queen of
Sheba” from Solomon, Giovanni
Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater,
and Georg Philipp Telemann’s “Concerto in D major for Three
Trumpets, Timpani, Strings and Cembalo”.
He appeared on
the recordings, The American Brass
Band Journal and Light’s
Glittering Morn: A Musical
In the field
of musical education, he taught at his alma mater as well as American University
and George Mason University
and gave private lessons. His
students included Michael Arrington, John Brodie,
Blakely Carroll, Timothy A. Dickson, Kim Dunnick,
Lawrence David Eden, Donald Goodness, Steven Mauk,
Lawerence Oates, Gregory Pascuzzi,
Robert Stibler, and David Williams.
passed away in Arlington,
Virginia, on 28th January
Paul Hill Chorale recordings
O Come All Ye Faithful (Frederick
Oakeley/John Francis Wade)
Arranger – Jackson Berkey
Conductor – Paul Hill
Organist – Sondra Proctor
Capital Brass and Percussion Ensemble