from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Philip completed his Post
Graduate study on violin at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.
Philip now enjoys a career in music with roles in senior management,
performance, and education.
He is a member of the Royal Ballet Sinfonia and has freelanced with the
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House, Welsh National Opera, English
National Opera, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the Royal Scottish National
Orchestra. Philip loves musicals and has played frequently in London’s
West End for shows such as Chicago, Phantom of the Opera, Carousel, Showboat
and West Side Story. His studio work includes numerous recordings for film and
TV, including Harry Potter (The Half Blood Prince) and several drama series for
the BBC and ITV.
As an educator
Philip has held teaching posts at several independent schools and given
presentations at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Royal Welsh College of
Music and Drama and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Philip is co-founder of
Part Play, a free app and on-line resource for students wishing to study
In his role as CEO of ESTA UK, Philip has developed the strategic pathway
for its professional development courses and accredited programs. Philip is
also in demand as a consultant and works closely with the music industry in SE
Asia and North America. Philip is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has
an MBA from Aston Business School.