Philip is studying a PhD in Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington. Starting his choral singing at Tawa College, Philip has since been involved with a number of choirs, including NZSSC and NZYC. Philip was the Music Director of the Wellington Youth Choir from 2020 to 2022. As well as NZYC, he also sings with Supertonic Choir and the Orpheus Choir of Wellington, for which he is currently a member of the Board of Directors. When Philip isn’t studying or singing he enjoys playing squad, Scottish Country Dancing, and pub quizzing.