Graduating from the Music School of the State of São Paulo in 2017, Brazilian musician Phillips Thor is a current member of the Band of Music of the Military Command of the Southeast.

Participating in several Masterclasses with musicians from all over the world such as David Childs, Mauro Martins, Bruno Pascoal, and Rafael Mendes, Thor most recently studied at the Municipal Music School of São Paulo in the class of Professor Luiz Ricardo Serralheiro ‘POPO.

From 2012 to 2015, Thor was the Principal Euphonist in the Taubaté Symphonic Band, as well as the Bragança Paulista Symphonic Band in 2014; performing in the Young Symphonic Band of the State of São Paulo for 4 seasons, and for 2 seasons in the São Paulo Symphonic Band.

As a guest, Thor has performed in the following orchestras:

  • Sopros Paulista Orchestra
  • São Paulo State Wind Orchestra
  • The Young Municipal Symphony Orchestra of São Paulo.

As recently as 2018, Thor was a semifinalist on the television program Prelude da TV CULTURA and has acted as a soloist in the Music Band of the Southeastern Military Command.

Finally, Thor has been invited to record a CD in honor of Isaías do Mandolim's 80 years with the Grupo ‘CORDÃO CARNAVALESCO SO IT IS WHAT IT IS.’


"Making music with a Wessex Euphonium is to transport yourself to a universe of colorful sounds."