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Adjunct Professor Art Phillips

Lecturer (Master of Business Administration)

Our Staff
Adjunct Professor Art Phillips

Lecturer (Master of Business Administration)

Adjunct Professor
Art Phillips

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

Master of Music Studies – Griffith University, Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Research and Teaching Specialties

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Music Composition & Production
  • Higher Education


Art Phillips is a successful music composer, guitarist, producer and performer with international credits spanning across feature films, television series, advertising and documentary series, as well as his musical directorships and work as recording and touring guitarist for major recording artists. He is recipient of a multitude of awards including two Emmy Awards, APRA music awards, gold and platinum records, an Australian Film Institute nomination, as well as an Aria nomination for best soundtrack album.

Art has performed as guitarist for Barry Manilow, Minnie Riperton, the Carpenters television specials (NBC 1980), and was musical director for Demis Roussos, Ricky May and John Rowles. He has scored the original music soundtracks for Neighbours, Santa Barbara, Missing Persons Unit, Outback House, Catalyst, The Flying Vet, Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji, The Secret Lives of Sleepwalkers, Dead Tired, Made in China, Fatal Bond, Signal One and Sher Mountain Mystery.

He has composed music for over 60 production music library albums for companies such as Universal Production Music, FirstCom Music, 5Alarm Music, Sonoton, One Music, Bruton, Chappell Recorded Music Library, Groovers Music, Access Music, and EVO.

He now owns and operates 101 Music Pty Ltd®, a successful music production library and label with over 58 record album releases, and is represented with distribution across 85 countries under some 25 cross-cultural agreements.

Art was the president of The Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC) from 2001 ~ 2008, vice-president from 1992 ~ 2000, and was head of their Screen Music Awards from 1995 ~ 2008.

Phillips sits as councillor for ‘Music Australia’, formerly known as ‘The Music Council of Australia’, representing ‘Music in Film and Television’, 2005 ~ current.

For over 30 years Art has lectured in music composition and performance subjects, as well as business and entrepreneurship subjects at the postgraduate level across various universities and institutes throughout the world.

He is a Fellow of the Universal Business School of Sydney (UBSS), as well as a Fellow of The Australian Institute of Music (AIM).

Art is the Chair of Queen Anne School of Management’s (QASM) Course Advisory Committee, Deputy Chair of The Australian Institute of Music’s (AIM) Academic Board, and sits on the Academic Senate and Course Advisory Committee at the Universal Business School of Sydney (UBSS).

Art lectures in the postgraduate subject ‘Entrepreneurship Report’ at UBSS, and also lectures in three postgraduate subjects in the Music and Media course at Excelsia College. He is a recipient of four ‘Executive Dean Awards’ for ‘Outstanding Teaching in the Postgraduate Program’ at the Universal Business School of Sydney (UBSS), for T2/2019, T3/2019, T2/2020, and T1/2021. Adjunct Professor Art Phillips is the Director - Centre For Entrepreneurship at UBSS.

He has written numerous papers and articles, with his most recent from the UBSS Publications Series, Issue 1 - Transitioning to Online Learning During COVID-19:
Article 1 - Never Lose the Moment
Author : Adjunct Professor Art Phillips

Further details: Art Philips biography, and 101 Music Pty Ltd

Published Works

  • UBSS Publications Series
  • Issue 1 - Transitioning to Online Learning During COVID-19
  • Article 1 - Never Lose the Moment
  • Author : Art Phillips