Phil has directed the Chorus of the Golden Gate since 2007, and served as a Barbershop Harmony Society contest judge from 1993-2013. DeBar has hosted local a cappella radio shows on KRCB Santa Rosa ('95-'03) and KKUP Cupertino ('85-present); and was co-founder (with Deke Sharon and Buddy Saleman) and host of CASA's "A Cappella Radio International" from 1996-2002. He also hosted the week-long video-webcasts of the BHS International Contests from 2000-06). Phil started in a cappella with the Stanford Mendicants ('78), subbed in Chanticleer in '84, earned 3 Down Beat jazz "dee-bee" awards in the Foothill College Fanfairs ('86-8), and has sung in five NorCal champion barbershop quartets. This is his fifth appearance on the Harmony Sweepstakes panel.