Phil Hollar teaches recorder and hurdy-gurdy in Hickory, North Carolina. He is a frequent faculty member at workshops including Mountain Collegium Early Music and Folk Music Workshop, the Atlanta Early Music Alliance Mid-Winter Workshop, and the Triangle Recorder Society Spring Early Music Workshop. Phil has extensive experience leading American Recorder Society chapter playing sessions and has been invited to lead sessions nationwide. He currently serves as a board member for the American Recorder Society where he co-chairs the Member Benefits Committee. Phil holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.