Paul Hillner

Paul R. Hillner


Director of CCM Prep Brass Choir; CCM Prep Master Teacher, Trumpet

Corbett Cntr Perform Arts


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Professional Summary

Paul Hillner has earned both a Bachelor of Music degree in trumpet performance and a Master's in wind conducting from CCM, where he is Senior Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Services. He also conducts the CCM Preparatory Department's Brass Choir, now entering his 37th year. Hillner is Music Director for the Guitar Group at St. Margaret Mary Church in North College Hill and is a freelance trumpet player performing in Greater Cincinnati in both the classical and jazz idioms.

Hillner began working in CCM Admissions in 1979 as Admissions Officer and became Assistant Dean in 1995. Before working at CCM, he was Music Director for Kings Productions, responsible for music at three amusement parks: Kings Island, Kings Dominion and Carowinds.


BM and MM: CCM