M.A. in Arts Administration, The University of Michigan, December 2013
M.M. Vocal Performance, The University of South Carolina, 2001
B.Mus. Vocal Performance, Bob Jones University, 1995
Certification in Somatic Voicework for Contemporary Commercial Vocal Pedagogy – The LoVetri Method™, Shenandoah University, 2011

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Phil Holmes is an experienced performer, worship pastor, arts administrator, and voice instructor who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of all his students.  Recent appointments include a summer assignment in the Office of Development at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  Currently residing in Allendale, Michigan with his wife Melody and his golden retriever Oliver, Mr. Holmes enjoys motorcycle riding, cooking, University of Michigan Athletics, meaningful conversation, and travel.