Born in Syon Park London England, Phil Thurston started his musical career at school where he played the piano and various percussion instruments. His passion for music led him to engineer many shows and performances. He attended Kingston College where he studied Media and introduced himself to Candle Music in 1995. He started working fulltime for Candle in 1996. Phil is now the Studio Manager at Candle where he composes and produces music for television, radio and film.