101 Music Pty Ltd® creates original music uniquely designed for powerful storytelling. Quality, value and artistry are our priorities, delivering ‘emotional solutions through music’.

Owned and operated by multi-award winning composer Art Phillips with credentials including acclaimed international television series, feature films and advertising soundtracks. Art is a two-time Emmy Award winner, recipient of Gold and Platinum record awards and numerous screen music and production music awards. 101 Music works with a team of renowned music artists, composers, producers, audio & mastering engineers and metadata experts, creating a distinctive brand of music product that makes a difference.

101 – emotional solutions through music.

Art Phillips

owner | director | composer | producer, 101 MUSIC PTY LTD

Art Phillips is a two-time Emmy Award winning composer with credits spanning feature films, television, advertising 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, Made in China, Fatal Bond, Signal One and Sher Mountain Mystery.

Composer of over 60 production music (library) albums for companies such as FirstCom Music, Sonoton, 5Alarm Music, Universal Production Music, One Music, Bruton, Chappell Recorded Music Library, Groovers Music Library, Access Music, EVO, and his own production music label 101 Music Pty Ltd®, now with 52 album releases in the 101 Music catalogue, where Phillips is composer of 27 of these album releases, and the executive producer & producer of the entire catalogue.

His production music has been used in television shows throughout the world including Cold Case Files, Hollywood Medium, America’s Most Wanted, Current Affair (US), Lost JFK Tapes The Assassination, National Geographic, Celebrity Profile, NYPD Blue, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Survivor, 60 Minutes, Dancing With The Stars, The Dog Whisperer, E True Hollywood Story, The Ricki Lake Show, Good Morning America, Amazing Medical Stories, Harry’s Practice, The Great Outdoors, Dateline, Extra-The Entertainment Magazine Show, E-News Daily, Fox Sports, NBC Sports, NFL Redzone Replay, Celebrity Page, Weather Caught On Camera, Secrets of the Earth, Fugitive Task Force and The USA Today Show.

Phillips has been nominated 3 times in the 2020 Production Music Association ‘Mark Awards’ (USA), in the categories of Best Production Music Artist, Best Investigative/Crime Track and Best Jazz Track.

In 2019, Art was honoured with a ‘Global Music Award’ for his song, ‘All Along’, produced by Art Phillips Music Design, ‘Songwriters / Music & Lyrics’: Art Phillips & Bev Klingsick.

In 2018, he received a ‘Global Music Award’ for his album ‘Italian Holiday’, from his production music catalogue 101 Music Pty Ltd.

Also In 2018, Art was nominated by the Production Music Association ‘Mark Awards’(for ‘Best Jazz Artist’ for his album ‘Italian Holiday’ featuring Phillips on electric and acoustic guitars, released by his record label 101 Music Pty Ltd.

Art is the longest standing President of the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC), 2001 ~ 2008, and was Vice President from 1992 ~ 2000.

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.

In 2019, he was honoured with a ‘Fellowship Award’ from the Australian Institute of Music, for his ‘Extensive Contributions to the Australian Music Industry’. In 2016, Phillips was honoured with a ‘Fellowship Award’ from the ‘Universal Business School Sydney’, ‘In recognition of his distinguished contribution to entrepreneurship in Australia’.

Phillips recently was bestowed 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 given by the ‘Universal Business School of Sydney’ (UBSS), where Art lectures and adjudicates on the occasional basis. Art has written a series of ‘case studies’ for UBSS and sits on their ‘Academic Senate Board’ as well as the ‘Course Advisory Committee’.

He was awarded the Executive Dean Award from the Universal Business School Sydney (UBSS), for Outstanding Commitment to Teaching and Learning, Postgraduate Teaching (Masters, Entrepreneurship) for Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 in 2019, and for Trimester 2 in 2020.

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). One of the three subjects are delivered in intensive mode over a 6-day period across 3 separate terms.

Phillips 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 holds his ‘Master of Music Studies’ – Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University / 1999.


For further details: www.artphillips.com