Philip Graulty is a guitarist, educator, and producer who specializes in contemporary and cross-cultural music. He was a featured soloist at the 2016 Solo International Performing Arts Festival in Surakarta, Indonesia and as a chamber musician has performed at LA Phil’s Minimalist Jukebox Festival, the Strathmore Guitar Festival, Feria Internacional del Libro, the World Festival of Sacred Music, REDCAT’s Summer Studio, and MicroFest among others. Graulty is a founding member and former co-director of the electric guitar octet, Los Angeles Electric 8. He now runs Bridge to Everywhere, a chamber orchestra and new music collective that explores connections between diverse musical traditions. Graulty received his M.M. in Guitar Performance from UCLA. He is on the faculty of music at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.