PHIL CLARY

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

 

Phil, a native Cincinnatian, is the church’s Director of Music and has been with Indian Hill Church since August 2017. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education in Vocal Music degree from Northern Kentucky University and a Master of Educational Administration degree from Xavier University. He also completed a year of choral conducting studies at the University of Cincinnati (CCM) under Dr. Stephen Coker. Before joining the staff at IHC, Phil served parishes in several denominations, with 18 of those years being in the Episcopal Church.  Phil is visible in the community as a teacher in the Music Department at Indian Hill High School and as the Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Choral Society.  He currently sings with the Cincinnati Fusion Ensemble and sang in the Vocal Arts Ensemble for several seasons.  Phil and his wife, Erin, enjoy travel, theater, coffee, good food and wine, and are active in hosting foreign exchange students with YFU (Youth for Understanding).