Composer and Sounds Design: Phil Strong
Phil Strong is an awarded composer and sound designer based in Toronto, Canada. He works in film, dance, theatre, musical performances, art installation, and educational outreach. Since studying at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Phil has received numerous commissions. He was the principal composer for Christopher House and Toronto Dance Theatre for over a decade where he created soundtracks for 9 major productions. He was awarded the first-ever Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Music in Dance (Timecode Break). Strong was also nominated for outstanding music and design for EUNOIA by Denise Fujiwara.
Strong has also produced albums for several recording artists, contributes to collections of sound and music as well as releasing soundtracks from his film scores and dance productions. His past productions have earned him awards including Echoes Radio’s Best Album of 2005 and the East Coast Music Award for Best Solo Album in 2006. He headed up a Film Sound and Music course for 10 years and is now involved in outreach recording and production at the University of Toronto School. You can also catch him performing on the T.O.O.B. – an electro-acoustic instrument of his own design.
See Phil’s work here www.phil-strong.com