Philip White

Philip composes music for film, television, interactive media, and the concert stage. Philip composed the score for Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween for Lionsgate. His other major film credits including additional music for Smurfs: The Lost VillageBaywatchKevin Hart: What Now?, Identity ThiefHOPCats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty GaloreDisaster Movie, the French thriller La Horde, and the Smurfs holiday specials A Christmas Carol and The Legend of Smurfy Hollow. He also produced the scores to Ride AlongAlvin and the Chipmunks, Marmaduke, Adamand Thanks for Sharing.

Philip’s major television credits include additional music on Ray Donovan (Showtime), Agent Carter (ABC), Revolution (NBC), Supernatural (CW), Bates Motel (AMC) and Dallas (TNT), as well as music for the video games Space Miner Wars (Venan), James Bond: Quantum of Solace (Activision), Starhawk (Sony) and The SIMS 3: Pets Expansion Pack (EA). He also produced the scores to The Simpsons GameThe Godfather 2Red Alert 3SimsAnimals: Africa (EA) and Warkhawk (Sony). White’s most recent work can be found in Warner Brothers’ Alex and Me directed by Eric Champnella, as well as in Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral and Nobody’s Fool, also by Tyler Perry.

The Los Angeles Master Chorale performed two of Philip’s choir pieces, On This Side of the Window and El Niño Mudo. The latter was commissioned by Lesley Leighton and received its world premiere at Walt Disney Concert Hall in April. His piece for voice and piano quintet, since feeling is first, was premiered in New York in 2014 and received its West Coast Premiere by the Salastina Music Society in Los Angeles. His music was performed live in concert at the 7th International Film Music Festival in Úbeda, Spain, in the summer of 2011. In addition, Philip collaborated with renowned Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval as part of Christopher Lennertz’s Symphony of Hope: The Haiti Project.

Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, Philip began studying music by way of classical and Flamenco guitar. He graduated with dual degrees in Drama and Composition from Tufts University and the New England Conservatory of Music, and later received his graduate degree from the USC Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program. The Sundance Institute named him a fellow in the 2012 Feature Film Composers Lab. Most recently, he participated in the Nautilus Music Theater program. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Maia Jasper White, and their son, Galen.