Quincy C. Hilliard’s compositions for wind band are published by C.L. Barnhouse Company as well as several major music publishers and have been performed throughout the world. His reputation as a respected composer is apparent as he is frequently commissioned to write new compositions and has been a numerous recipient of the distinguished American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) award recognizing the unusually frequent performances of his works. He was also chosen as one of a select group of composers to write music for the 1996 Olympics. Dr. Hilliard’s stature as an outstanding conductor and educator is apparent by the fact that he has been invited to all parts of the world to conduct, adjudicate festivals and demonstrate effective teaching techniques.
Dr. Hilliard has extensive pedagogical publications in journal articles and books. In addition he serves as a consultant/clinician/conductor to firms within and outside the music industry. He is also president of Hilliard Music Enterprises, Inc. a personal consulting firm which has a corporate board of distinguished music educators.
Dr. Hilliard currently is composer in residence and the Heymann Endowed Professor of Music at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette.