Phil Wilcox / Conductor
Phil is a portfolio career artist, a uniquely versatile musician who enjoys the many opportunities of a diverse musical life. He is a choral director and appears regularly as a concert soloist, opera singer, and professional chorister throughout the UK.
Phil started directing Fleet Singers in January 2018 and relishes working weekly with such a positive and talented group of people. He is a conductor for Music in Offices, running choirs based in Stewarts, Kingsley Napley, and Trowers and Hamlins law firms. Other corporate clients include A&E Networks, Endemol, Enotria&Coe, Amnesty International UK and Bank of England.
Phil is the Learning and Participation Manager for Leeds Lieder where he coordinates and delivers workshops in schools and the wider community to introduce new audiences to classical song. As a workshop leader, Phil has worked with the NHS Training Academy, the Leadership Foundation for HE, Hull University, Surbiton High School, Wigmore Hall and Opera North.
Phil appears regularly as a concert soloist, opera singer, and professional chorister throughout the UK and has recently sung for English Touring Opera, Waterperry Opera, Grange Park Opera, Tête à Tête, Opera Holland Park Inspire, Opera North, Royal Shakespeare Company, and Buxton International Festival.
Phil is a graduate of Leeds College of Music and is a Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music. During his time at the Academy, he worked on several projects with Julian West’s Open Academy alongside Hackney Empire Theatre, Wigmore Hall and Glyndebourne Opera. He also plays the piano accordion in ceilidh bands and enjoys long walks in the country. More details at www.philwilcox.com.