founding director

( 1992 - 2013 )

' Philips School of Music '  launched its activities in 1992 as an “Experimental Class for school Children", with 10 young children, Philip was one among them and studied music initially under his father 'Wilson Philips' - today PSM is a leading school in music education with 200 students on the rolls.

After       extensive practical    trials,     the present music school has succeeded in compiling   its   own child    friendly methods    with the best in the industry, with an objective    of uncovering  student's  potential  and  fostering  their talents  to express  themselves freely  by   music.

Today  we have  developed into a broad system and "an examination Center / Studio for  the  prestigious exams of International Music Exam Boards"  with many students  and  teachers  at  various  locations in the twin  cities  of  Hyderabad  and  Vizag, thousands of students have acquired qualifications from the school.

Two decades of music education
1992 to 2013

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Centre "London College of Music"

Philips School  of  Music now  appointed Center  for    LCM Hyderabad, INDIA.
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About LCM

London College of Music is the largest specialist music and performing arts institutions in UK. The college was founded in 1887 as an establishment devoted to music education. In 1991 it became part of the University of West London, one of the largest universities in the UK, spread across three campuses.

The music college has unrivaled facilities in the heart of London's music and media business district. Its curriculum embraces innovations and advances, creating one of the country's most prestigious and sought-after degrees in Performing Arts and Music Technology.

Registered guitarist CERTIFIED TUTOR

RGT is the world's largest organisation of guitar teachers and, provides accredited exams in electric guitar, rock guitar, acoustic guitar, jazz guitar, bass guitar, classical guitar and popular music theory. Exams take place throughout all regions of the UK, as well as in Europe, America, Far East, including HYDERABAD.

About Founding Director

Philip S Rao

Mr Philip, Representative - University of West London, London College of Music Examinations

Philip is a Science graduate, developing love for performing and diverse musical interests, earned a merit grade VIII (advanced level graded music examination) Certificate in music from Trinity College London, he is also a member of Registry of Guitar Tutors London,

Studied classical Guitar and Piano as a child and grew up playing in local church choirs,
While studying in Chennai & Goa, had the great opportunity to work with the various renowned musicians.
was the head of Music Department Indus International School - Hyderabad, Many a time had performed / was interviewed in local & national TV channels and local news papers.
was invited as guest of honor for Rainbow FM 101.9 Hyderabad, had traveled overseas too.
he thoroughly enjoys working with children, having served as Choir Director in children's choir groups, and teaching private lessons.
Philip is very dedicated to be developing musical pedagogy at PSM, and embarking on his musical career in Hyderabad, he is currently teaching after-school programs,
at Jubilee Hills and Gachibowli, giving lessons in Guitar and Piano, and is currently the Director of Music Ministries for CLJC Church.


‘’ My   two  children  go  to   Philips  School  of  Music,  8 years ago what we have started as just summer program has inspired us to continue all these years, its been  very  rewarding  for the kids, Now the kids are able to  compose  and  play their own music , The  school  is  very  encouraging  and  supportive,  I thank the school and its staff ’’
Mr Murali Subramanian (Group Vice-President) Oracle India

Philips School of Music
Founder Director
Philip Rao is a musician performer, composer and teacher. Piano, Guitar
Jubilee Hills
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
+91 40 23000081