Monthly Archives: October 2010

Video from the Jacobs School of Music

With the memorial service taking place for Harvey Phillips this afternoon, the Jacobs School has created this short tribute:

Jacobs School’s 2010 Octubafest dedicated to the memory of Harvey Phillips

The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Brass Department presents the 2010 Octubafest, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 27 and running through Oct. 31, when an Octobaween concert will be performed at 7 p.m. in Ford-Crawford Hall. The series of concerts by … Continue reading

Obituary published in the New York Times

The New York Times carried an obituary of Harvey Phillips, Sunday, October 24. “Like many towering exponents of a musical instrument, Mr. Phillips left a legacy of new works, students and students of students. But even more, he bequeathed an … Continue reading

In Memory of Harvey Phillips

The Jacobs School of Music is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Harvey Phillips.  This blog will be developed over time to mark the life of this extraordinary musician, teacher, entrepreneur, and mentor. Please … Continue reading

Viewing and Memorial Service Announced

VIEWING: Tuesday, October 26 from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S Old State Road 37, Bloomington. Phone: (812) 336-4270 MEMORIAL SERVICE: Wednesday, October 27 Viewing 12:30 – 1:00 | Service 1:00 First United Methodist Church, 219 … Continue reading

NPR Mentions Harvey Phillips

The news on NPR’s All Things Considered this evening ended with a small segment in memory of Harvey Phillips:

2008 – IU President’s Medal for Excellence

In September, 2008, Harvey Phillips received the IU President’s Medal for Excellence, one of the highest honors an IU president can bestow.  Here’s the link to the press release:

2007 – American Classical Music Hall of Fame

An article published by IU Communications in 2007:  Harvey Phillips, tuba virtuoso and distinguished professor emeritus at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has added another honor to one of the most remarkable careers in modern American musical history. He … Continue reading

A Letter from the Dean of Jacobs School of Music

It is with sadness that I share the news of the death Professor Harvey Phillips who passed away early this morning in Bloomington. Professor Phillips performed as tuba soloist throughout the world. His music career began as a teenager with … Continue reading