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Paul Phillips is the Gretchen B. Kimball Director of Orchestral Studies and associate professor of music at Stanford University, where he conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Philharmonia. Appointed to the Stanford faculty in 2017, he is also music advisor and an honorary patron of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, and previously served as director of orchestras and chamber music at Brown University and music director/conductor of the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

Phillips is a conductor, composer, and author who has conducted more than 60 orchestras, opera companies, choirs, and ballet troupes worldwide, including the San Francisco Symphony, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra and Choir, Orquesta Sinfónica de Salta (Argentina), the Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Opera Providence. He has conducted recordings for Naxos with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Brown University Orchestra, whose album Manhattan Intermezzo became the number 1 bestselling Naxos recording upon its release in January 2016. He has also conducted two recordings with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.

Guest conducting appearances in 2018–19 include concerts with the Mill Valley Philharmonic and Orquesta Filarmónica de Río Negro in Argentina, and several Australian orchestras in August 2019. Phillips’s conducting honours include First Prize in the NOS International Conductors Course (Holland) and the Wiener Meisterkurse Conductors Course (Vienna), and eleven ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music.

For more information, visit www.paulsphillips.com.

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