Bio

Philip is a Canadian-American composer living in Burlington Vermont.   His highly regarded recent musical theater studio album, Stone Crossed, was produced by NYSO Records and released on Broadway records and features an incomparable array of Broadway vocalists.

Philip David Stern has composed original music, scores and orchestrations for live theatre, film, television, concert and dance. 


His scores for live theatre have played off-Broadway ("Scrooge" at the Lamb's Theatre NYC and Lincoln Center), Toured nationally ("Scrooge", "Dream") and internationally, including the highly acclaimed show "TAP KIDS" (winner of a five star review at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival).

Stern has been commissioned to create original music for dance (Canada's prima ballerina Karen Kain, Gypsy Project NYC, Extended Dance Co. , Off-Center Dance Co)  Jazz orchestra (BMI Jazz Orchestra) and classical ensembles (Hora Decima Brass).

Film and television credits include multiple-Gemini award-winning series The View From Here, Human Edge and Saturday Night at the Movies. Masterworks, Sunday Night at The Cinema, History, From the Heart, Vista, as well as "The Spacewatch Club" Series for Houston PBS. 

For more than a decade Stern has been executive director of New York Stage Originals. New York Stage Originals creates exciting new stage theatricals.