Born and raised just outside of Philadelphia, PA Elizabeth Phillipson-Weiner is a composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer with a passion for storytelling through music. Experienced in a wide variety of genres, Elizabeth loves to connect with filmmakers and the collaborative art of film scoring. Her music combines unique synth sounds with organic instruments to create bespoke sound palettes for each project.
Her scores have premiered in films at the Tribeca Film Festival, Hollyshorts, DOC NYC, Urbanworld Film Festival and Raindance. She’s written the music for everything from non-profit campaigns to congressional campaigns. Her recent scoring work includes Stacey Maltin's debut feature film, Triple Threat from Besties Make Movies, which will be released in theaters and on streaming services June 2022. She scored Gabriella Canal and Michael Fearon's (2022 Pulitzer Reporting Fellows) short documentary, Seasons, which was published by The New Yorker. Elizabeth produced and scored the 2021 NAACP Image Award nominated short film, Gets Good Light. She is also a recipient of the 2020 - 2021 Alan Menken Scholarship. Elizabeth has a Master's Degree in Music Theory and Composition from New York University.
In 2018, Elizabeth partnered with the innovative non-profit, Emily’s Entourage, to turn her debut single into a fundraising and awareness campaign to fight rare mutations of Cystic Fibrosis. The song, “Anyway” is performed by two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes (Grease, Cinderella, Bandstand), Gideon Glick (Spring Awakening, Significant Other), Christy Altomare (Mamma Mia, Anastasia), Javier Muñoz (In The Heights, Hamilton) and Sarah Levy (Netflix’s Schitt’s Creek).
Elizabeth released her debut folk album, Haven't Found It, in the Summer of 2019. She also maintains an active freelance life as a trombonist, ukulele player, and music educator. Elizabeth is Brooklyn based and is obsessed with her adorable dog, Schuyler.