Phil is a qualified secondary level music teacher with over ten years experience teaching and delivering music workshops, designing music curricula and training other professionals.
He studied Guitar Making at Newark School of Violin Making and has a BA Degree in Ethnomusicology from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. Phil's full time teaching posts have included Curriculum Coordinator for Music at Westminster Academy and Course Leader for Music at Abbey Manor College (the PRU for Lewisham). He is currently the music teacher at The Children's School at Great Ormond Street Hospital School.
Phil has worked with a variety of organisations on education projects including Serious Productions, The Royal Opera House, The Brit School, National Youth Jazz Orchestra, National Association for Hospital Education, Sound Connections and Good Vibrations.