2018 ASCAP Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop

Elizabeth Phillipson-Weiner

Elizabeth Phillipson-Weiner

Born and raised outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Elizabeth is an award winning composer, trombonist and producer working in New York City. She graduated from New York University in 2015 with degrees in music and film production.

Elizabeth has composed the music for 25 short films, web series and stage plays. Her short films have screened at festivals worldwide. Elizabeth is currently a guest lecturer at the Tisch School of the Arts, teaching classes on effective composer/director collaboration. In 2015 she was invited to participate in the Sundance Institute Film Music Workshop at NYU. In 2017, Elizabeth worked as the music assistant to Broadway’s Ben Cohn on the American Theatre Wing Centennial Gala where she created original backing track for a tribute to the famed Stage Door Canteen. Elizabeth is currently working on her debut EP and her first stage Musical.

As a performer, Elizabeth maintains an active freelance trombone career, playing at venues such as Symphony Space, Verizon Hall of the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, The Bowery Electric, The Trash Bar, The Living Room, The Hudson Music Festival and The Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall. She has performed with the NYU Symphony orchestra, NYU brass choir, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Bravo Brass, the Stay Human Brass Orchestra and is a founding member of the West Fourth Wind Ensemble. She’s performed abroad on 2 jazz tours of Italy, where she participated in The International Jazz Festival in La Spezia. In 2013 performed abroad in Toronto with Commander Chris Hadfield as a part of the "Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center" Freedom Day.

Elizabeth has produced a number of award winning short films that have been screened all over the world. In 2014 and 2016, she won the producing awards at New York University for her work on the films The Big Lake and Rosa. She has had multiple films screened at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, Frameline, the NBC Universal Short Film Festival and Outfest including Moonlight, The Café, Welcome and Rosa.

2018 ASCAP Columbia Film Scoring Workshop