Phil Acimovic is a composer, gamelan musician, and sound installation artist. He currently teaches music theory at Smith College.
Acimovic studied and performed Javanese Gamelan in Central Java for over two years. He is a student of Bp. Wakidi Dwidjomartono, Bp. Darsono Hadiraharjo, and several other prominent Javanese musicians. He plays with Gamelan Laras Tentrem in Boston and former directed the UC Davis Gamelan Ensemble.
Acimovic has worked on several sound installation, notably Speaking of Sound..., a
project documenting people's meaningful sound memories, and The Lake Tahoe Sonification Project, a collaborative effort to translate weather data from Lake Tahoe into sound.
He lives in Easthampton, MA.