A photo of Philip Graulty playing the guitar.
Photo: Louis Ng

Philip Graulty (he/him) is a Los Angeles-based guitarist, composer, educator, and arts leader whose musical world lies at the intersection of contemporary classical music, American folk songs, and traditional hymns. His artistic practice explores music as a form of memorial, offering, and healing.

Philip is a co-founder of Bridge to Everywhere, a new music collective that explores connections between diverse musical traditions, and the guitar ensembles Ikat Quartet and Los Angeles Electric 8. Performance highlights include LA Phil’s Minimalist Jukebox (with Glenn Branca), Angel City Jazz Festival, Strathmore Guitar Festival, and the Solo International Performing Arts Festival. Philip’s debut solo EP, Won’t You Help To Sing? (2021) can be heard on YouTube and Spotify.

Philip is on the music faculties of Mount Saint Mary’s University and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.