101 Music Pty Ltd creates original music designed to enhance any audio and visual production, and is owned by multi-award winning composer Art Phillips with credentials including acclaimed television series, feature films and advertising. Art is a two-time Emmy winner, recipient of Gold and Platinum record awards and numerous screen music awards. With a team of multi-award winning composers, producers and sound engineers – 101 Music delivers music with a difference.
101 – emotional solutions through music.
owner | director | composer | producer, 101 MUSIC PTY LTD
Composer of over 80 production music albums for companies such as Universal Production Music, FirstCom Music, Bruton, Chappell Recorded Music Library, 5Alarm Music, Sonoton Music, One Music, Groovers Music, Access Music, EVO, and his own production music label ‘101 MUSIC PTY LTD’, now with 40 album releases in the 101 Music catalogue.
Art Phillips is a two-time Emmy Award winning composer with credits spanning feature films, television and documentary series including Santa Barbara, Neighbours, Missing Persons Unit, Outback House, Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji, The Flying Vet, The Secret Lives of Sleepwalkers, Catalyst, Dead Tired and Made in China.
Art is the longest standing President of the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC), 2001 ~ 2008, and was Vice President from 1992 ~ 2000.
In 2018, he was nominated by the Production Music Association ‘Mark Awards’ (USA) for ‘Best Jazz Artist’ for his album ‘Italian Holiday’ (101M032) featuring Phillips on electric and acoustic guitars, released by his record label 101 Music Pty Ltd.
In 2016, Art was appointed Deputy Chair of the ‘Academic Board of The Australian Institute of Music’ (AIM.) He is a councillor for ‘Music Australia’, formerly known as ‘The Music Council of Australia’, representing ‘Music in Film and Television’, 2005 ~ current. He is also ‘International Relations Liaison’ for the ‘Australian Guild of Screen Composers’, and acts for the AGSC with observer status on the ‘Music Creators of North America’ (MCNA).
Phillips was recently honoured with the title ‘Adjunct Professor’ for his extensive work in academia and his prolific career profile in the music industry as a music composer, producer, arranger, orchestrator and business entrepreneur. The title was bestowed by the ‘Universal Business School of Sydney’, where Art lectures and adjudicates on the occasional basis. Art has written a series of ‘case studies’ for UBSS and sits on the ‘Academic Senate Board’ as well as the ‘Course Advisory Committee’.
He has been honoured with a ‘Fellowship Award’ from the ‘Universal Business School Sydney’, ‘In recognition of his distinguished contribution to entrepreneurship in Australia’.
In addition, Art is responsible for writing and delivering the ‘Master of Music & Media’ subjects, ‘Music & Moving Image’, ‘Screen Music Analysis’ and ‘Music & Media’, for ‘Excelsia College’ (Australia).
He has passed on his knowledge and expertise to countless students at Universities and Institutions across Australia and abroad, and is an active and valued member of the global music community.
Art Phillips holds his ‘Master of Music Studies’ (Queensland Conservatorium of Music / Griffith University) 1999.