Philip Clark graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where his teachers included Nannie Jamieson, Peter Schidlof, Max Rostal, the Amadeus Quartet, William Pleeth and Emanuel Hurwitz. He has performed with many distinguished ensembles including the London Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic, the English Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Opera and the Menuhin Festival. As a soloist and string quartet player, he has played in more than thirty countries. He has broadcast with the BBC and other European stations, the Australian and New Zealand Broadcasting Corporations, and has taken part in many recordings. He has taken part in numerous recordings and played before the Queens of England and Holland.
Mr. Clark taught at the Universities of Edinburgh and Lancaster in the U.K., Auckland in New Zealand, and Kent State. He was also a professor of Violin and Viola at Ithaca College in New York where he was president of the String Teachers Association. He now lives and teaches in Ivy, Virginia. Many of his compositions and arrangements have been published by Latham Music, now a division of Ludwig Masters.