PHILLIP GOLUB, 19 years old, is a graduate of the Crossroads School. He began studying classical piano at the age of five, and at the age of twelve he discovered and became obsessed with jazz. Phillip divides his time between classical music and jazz, as both a performer and composer. He has won significant awards in both categories, including distinctions and honors from ASCAP, Downbeat Magazine, The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, The New York Art Ensemble, the Los Angeles Music Center, and the Monterrey NextGeneration Jazz Festival. Phillip was a fellow at the Los Angele’s Philharmonic’s Composer Fellowship Program, under the direction of LA Phil composer-in-residence James Matheson. The LA Phil performed his piece “Falling Action” on a Symphony for Youth concert, under the baton of David Afkahm. He has also been invited to select workshops and festivals by the Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute at Columbia Universtity, the Vail Jazz Workshop, the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, and the YellowBarn Music Festival & School. Phillip studies with Fred Hersch, Sohpia Rosoff, and Kati Agócs and is a freshman in the five-year B.A./M.M. program at Harvard College and New England Conservatory.