Folk / Jazz / Storytelling / Residency
“Brad Phillips is a consummate pro, a master at his craft and far too young to be both.” —Jeff Daniels (Emmy Award–winning actor, playwright, musician, singer/songwriter)“Brad Phillips is a pioneer among pioneers in traversing wide-ranging musical boundaries, and ushering in a new era of string playing.” —Ed Sarath (Scholar, Jazz Musician, faculty at University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance)
A graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Brad now serves as a resident artist in the Chamber Music department. Brad is also a resident artist at the Purple Rose Theatre Company, where he has worked as a composer, sound designer, and actor.
Brad’s solo show is an eclectic retrospective of his life in the arts as a sideman, while exploring his own creative voice with original instrumentals and songs which delve deeply into his rich and diverse history in the music scene at home in Michigan, across the country, and abroad.