Phil is a qualified primary classroom teacher and has a Master’s Degree in music. He is a multi-instrumentalist, teaching guitar, bass, mandolin and ukulele.
Phil aka Pav is a very experienced musician. He was a member of Tiara award nominated country rock band COWPOKE. He currently plays with THE URBAN GUERILLAS and has also in the past gigged with THE BONDI CIGARS.
Several of Phil’s songs have been published in the prestigious ABC (Australia) “Sing” books, and he co-wrote the successful children’s musical “The Funky Zoo” which ran for several years in Sydney. More recently he has been selected as a co-winner in the 2013 SCALA FOOM song competition and, with artist STEVE CHEERS, Co-wrote the top 20 country hit “Roger That”. Pav has written and recorded a number of CDs, the latest of which is CLARITY, and has released a digital EP, EVERY INCH of OCEAN.
Phil is experienced in many different styles from Bach to the Beastie Boys and beyond. As well as bands Phil has much experience in orchestra pits, most recently as the Musical director for LADIES IN BLACK with the Highlands Theatre group.