Philip Tappan currently serves as a conductor and officer in the U.S. Army Music program.
He has held engagements with the West Shore Symphony Orchestra, the Rocky Ridge Music Festival, the Hilman Opera, the SUNY Fredonia Chamber and Symphony Orchestras, Capitol Opera Harrisburg, the Trinity Episcopal Church Choir, and the 2d Infantry Division Band.
Philip holds a B.A. in Music Composition, a B.M. in Music Education, and a M.M. in Orchestra Conducting Performance. He was the Graduate Assistant for Orchestras and Orchestral Conducting at the State University of NY at Fredonia from 2008-2010.