Seth Phillips

Music Teacher

(803) 574-2573

Courses Taught:

K4-5th Grade General Music

This is my 5th year as the Music Teacher at Williams Memorial Elementary School and my 7th year of teaching music. I am so excited to be back to teach the joy and wonders of Music.


Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (2010)

Southern Wesleyan University 


Masters of Music in Music Education (2013)

Anderson University


Master of Science in Educational Leadership (2020)

Western Governors University


Certification Areas:

Music Education-Choral

Music Education-Vocal

Elementary Principal (Tier 1)


Endorsement Areas:

Read to Succeed Requirement

Gifted and Talented


Seth Phillips is a 2010 graduate of Southern Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education with Voice as the primary instrument.  Also he has a Master of Music Degree in Music Education from Anderson University. In November 2020 he earned his Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University. 

Seth was involved in the Barbershop Harmony Society for 12 years.

He was the liaison for almost two years as the Vice President for Music and Performance for the Spartanburg Chapter and served as an Assistant Director within that Chapter.

He directed the Palmetto Statesmen Chorus and teaches music theory, composition and vocal techniques. He was also the Director and President of the Charleston Barbershop Chorus in Charleston, SC 


He maintains a studio of private voice and piano students.  Seth sang Tenor and Lead in the Barbershop Quartet “Partners in Rhyme”.

"I have had many opportunities to work and sing with Seth. I found him to be professional, engaging, and collegial. Seth combines a comprehensive understanding of vocal technique with a marvelous ability to communicate his love of music with people. He represents a "new generation" of singing. Leaders such as Seth insure that barbershop harmony will continue well into the future!"

Robert E. Lee – 44 year member of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

He has served as a substitute teacher in schools throughout Pickens County for 2 years. 

Seth also has experience in developing websites for computers and is also involved in recording individual part learning tracks.

His vision is to share the joy of music with other people and to get many involved with the beauty of music.

2022-2023 School Year
(S. Phillips)
TimesDay 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
8:15-9:05 (K5)JohnsonCrosbyForest
9:40-10:30 (3rd)PrimusOxnerDantzlerBrittVarnadoe
10:55-11:45 (4th)RickbornNelsonCavanaughBrelandOPEN
11:50-12:40 (2nd)JohnstonJamisonHollinsheadDavisWilliams
12:45-1:35 (1st)PatrickLewisHorneFodeTarr
1:40-2:30 (5th)NoilMcAlhanyEadon/RoyBritt-JonesRiley