Cello - Artist's Biography

Barry Phillips (cello, mandolins, harpsichord and psaltry) received his M.M. in composition from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has been active in film composition, orchestration and conducting and is a woodworking fanatic as time allows. This pasttime led to the production of two of Gourds popular titles, Toolbox Classics and A Toolbox Christmas.

Barry has also worked in India as a composer and cellist and currently is performing with Ravi Shankar.

He has served in various capacities including performer, arranger and producer for numerous Gourd recordings including Simple Gifts, The Fairie Round, The World Turned Upside Down, Tree Of Life, Wondrous Love, Pavane, and Autumn in the Valley.

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