Born in Seattle, Washington, currently Phil is CEO/President of Celebration Concert Tours, a Franklin, Tennessee based choir travel company that takes choral groups on travel adventures, singing in the great venues of the world.
He is also CEO/President of CCT Music, a music publishing and recording company he founded in January 1999 that produces custom recordings for church choirs. CCT Music has produced and recorded over 500 local church choirs since September 2000. Dr. Barfoot also serves as a consultant with LifeWay Worship and produces two new choral projects for LifeWay every year.
Dr. Barfoot holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education from Vanguard University and a Doctor of Literature Degree from Southern California Theological Seminary. He attends Brentwood Baptist Church and resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife Sheri and children, Aaron (a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville) and Adam (a Sophomore at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA). Their daughter, Amy, holds a Ph.D. from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA and is a clinical psychologist at the Atlanta VA Hospital. She and her husband Steve have a beautiful two-year-old daughter, Elise Ann.