Philip Graulty

Executive Director / Guitar

Philip Graulty is a Los Angeles-based guitarist, educator, and producer whose work is rooted in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration. He is the Executive Director of Bridge to Everywhere, a new music collective that explores connections between diverse musical traditions and Artistic Director of the Ikat Quartet, a contemporary guitar ensemble. Graulty is also a founding member of the electric guitar octet, Los Angeles Electric 8.

As a chamber musician, Graulty has performed at LA Phil’s Minimalist Jukebox (with the Glenn Branca Ensemble), the Strathmore Guitar Festival, Feria Internacional del Libro, REDCAT, MicroFest, Compose LA, and Boston Court Pasadena, among others. In 2020, he gave his theatrical debut at The Wallis with the junkyard opera company, Four Larks. Recent solo performances include the Palace Theatre, KPFK’s Global Village, and the Solo International Performing Arts Festival in Surakarta, Indonesia.

Graulty is an Adjunct Professor of Music at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a Teaching Fellow for National Arts Strategies’ Executive Program in Arts and Culture Strategy. He received his M.M. in Guitar Performance from UCLA.