Phil Heuzenroeder is a musician and community cultural development leader working in Melbourne, Victoria and Australia with people with a disability, people living with mental illness and in community music making.
Phil directs the 90-voice Melbourne Mass Gospel Choir, is founder and Executive Officer of Wild At heART Community Arts (which runs the Music Network for Mental Health) and Club Wild.
Phil Heuzenroeder leads the Bipolar Bears rock band for people living with mental health issues. The band is a rock'n'roll institution in Melbourne, Victoria and Australia, performing their own brand of rock music and advocating for mental health issues for over 18 years.
Heuzenroeder completed a diploma course in music at the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE. He has performed publicly for most of his life, winning South Australian busker of the year in 1985, performing with numerous bands in his home town of Adelaide and for a number of years leading and singing with the popular a cappella quartet Naked.