Dr. Philippe Bonds

Dr. Philippe BondsContact Information
ph: 256.765.4375
email: bondsphil@yahoo.com
UNA Box 5040 | Music Building 

Education Information
Ed.D., Nova University
M.M.Ed., University of North Alabama
B.M.Ed., University of North Alabama

    Dr. Philippe Bonds earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from the University of North Alabama with postmaster’s work at the University of Alabama and an Ed.D. from Nova University. He served in several Alabama high schools and was previously on the music faculty at the University of West Alabama and North Georgia State University.
    Dr. Bonds has extensive woodwind performance experience and plays in several local ensembles, including the Swinging River Jazz Band and the Riverbank Saxophone Quartet. He previously was a member of the Alabama Wind Ensemble, the Alabama Saxophone Quartet, principal bassoonist at the University of North Alabama (1979-82), and lead alto saxophone in the UNA Jazz Band. He has adjudicated marching and concert bands in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.
    Dr. Bonds is a member of the National Education Association, Alabama Education Association, Music Educators National Conference, National Association of Jazz Educators, North American Saxophone Association, National Band Association, Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Band Masters Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Kappa Lambda National Honor Society in Music, Kappa Delta Pi Educational National Honor Society, and Who's Who among American Teachers.