Phillip Bimstein: Award Winning Composer, Full-Time Professor

The Daily Utah Chronicle
By Natalie Colby, News Editor

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

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