Philip Brindise


Hometown: Chicago
Alma mater: Juilliard School
Musical origins: I began playing horn at the age of 11 because it was the only instrument I could get a sound out of.
Favorite piece to play: Anything that is well-produced!
Favorite obscure piece: Aleksandr Scriabin’s Le Poème de l’extase
Favorite musical memory: Hearing Yanni for the first time
The thing most people don’t know about classical music is: That you’re doing your mind a huge favor by regularly listening to it
Favorite non-classical band: Radiohead
Best album to have on repeat: Odetta Sings Dylan
Piece of advice for a young classical musician: Love the sound! Feel the sound. Taste the sound…

Outdoor photo by Jito Lee, Headshot by Dávid A. Nagy