Phillip Bimstein: Award Winning Composer, Full-Time Professor
The Daily Utah Chronicle
February 18, 2020
The Honors College’s Philip Bimstein has taught a variety of courses since he began as a part-time professor 10 years ago, from Praxis Labs about Alzheimer’s and aging to a meditation course titled Radical Quiet. Now Bimstein will become a full-time professor in summer 2020.
In high school, Bimstein’s folk and rock band was signed to Parrot Records label, a division of London Records. While they toured around local Chicago, the band didn’t find any major success, so Bimstein went on to the Chicago Conservatory and got a degree in theory and composition while he minored in piano.
His journey in music continued in his 1980s new wave and punk rock band, Phil ‘N’ the Blanks… READ MORE