Phillip Richardson

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Phillip Richardson


Phillip Richardson (b. 1986) is an American composer.

Mr. Richardson studied music composition and education at Texas Christian University (TCU), composition under Blaise Ferrandino, Till MacIvor Meyn, and Martin Blessinger, and percussion under Brian A. West, Richard C. Gipson, Paul Rennick, Joey Carter, and Tom McGillen. He also completed a degree in music composition at Ithaca College.

Richardson's works have received numerous regional performances, with recent highlights at the University of Oklahoma, Texas Christian University, and St Stephen Presbyterian. His work for marimba quartet, Transmigration, won the 2009 Jonathan Durington Award for composition at TCU. Mr. Richardson also received a grant from the TCU Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Initiative for his composition Love Bade Me Welcome, a new work for a cappella choir.

As an active percussionist, Mr. Richardson has appeared in various ensembles in the DFW area, including the TCU PASIC Champion Indoor Drumline, Phantom Regiment, the Fort Worth Sinfonietta, as well as the TCU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Orchestra. At Mr. Richardson is a member of SCI, PAS, and ASCAP.

Works for Winds