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Department of Music

Faculty & Staff

Philip Powell


Dr. Philip M. Powell, Professor of Music, has been a faculty member at CCU since 1988, teaching piano and piano pedagogy. Since moving to South Carolina, Dr. Powell has maintained an active performing schedule with concerts frequently heard on South Carolina Public Radio. Locally, Dr. Powell has performed with the South Carolina Symphony Orchestra, the Jupiter Symphony and is a frequent soloist with the Long Bay Symphony, playing concerto repertoire ranging from Mozart to Gershwin. As a collaborative pianist, Powell has appeared with artists such as Martina Arroyo, soprano; Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano; Sungwon Yang, cello; and David Jolley, French horn. He has served as President of the Coastal Concert Association, Music Director of the Festival of Music and Art at Pawley's Island, founding Director of the Musicale de Geneve series and a member of the Board of Directors of the Long Bay Symphony. Dr. Powell holds the BMA from the University of Oklahoma and the MM and DM from Indiana University, where he was a student of Michel Block.

Philip Powell

Professor Information

Department: Music

Area of Study: Piano

Degree: DM & MM - Indiana University; BM - University of Oklahoma

Contact Information

Philip Powell

Phone: 843-349-2515

Email: ppowell@coastal.edu

Office: EHFA 151