Phil Harvey has enjoyed a long career as a professional baritone soloist, during which he performed in opera, light opera, film, and television. He has been associated with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera, the Ventura County Master Chorale, and the Gold Coast Chorale. He is best known locally as the musical director for the Ojai Community Chorus, bringing a wide variety of professional quality choral music to the City of Ojai. Mr. Harvey is also an award-winning photographer, capturing the images of the "Natural Mystique of Ojai". In 2003, he was awared the Lifetime Achievement i the Arts Award.