Phil Thomson is a Vancouver-based composer of experimental electronic music. His music has been released on labels around the world, broadcast on CBC, and heard in concert in Canada, the US and abroad. He has written music for dance by several choreographers, most notably Sara Coffin. His writings have been published online and by Cambridge University Press.
He composed the music for Sara Coffin’s evening-length work taking your experience for mine.
Working with choreographer James Gnam, he composed the music for Gnam’s endORPHIN, performed by the plastic orchid factory.
In residence at the Ross Creek Arts Centre, he produced the music for How Much Is Too Much? by SINS, choreographed by Sara Coffin. He has also produced music for Coffin’s bOdYbOUnd and an untitled dance by Jennifer Clarke.
He was commissioned by Vancouver New Music to present a piece in their festival of music by John Cage.
Phil has also written music for acoustic instruments. These works have been heard at the Sonic Boom Festival in Vancouver and elsewhere.
Phil is always on the lookout for opportunities to collaborate with other artists in any media. If you are interested, please drop him a line!