Chris is joint first study trombone and euphonium studying at Junior Guildhall School of Music and holding the Trombone and Euphonium Scholarships. He is principal euphonium in their brass band and principal trombone in the Symphony Orchestra and in the Ten Piece Brass Group. Performances have also included chamber music groups opening the Barbican's Milton Court Concert Hall and in the House of Lords.
Chris is previously principal player in Surrey County Youth Wind Orchestra, Jazz Orchestra and Advanced Brass Group. He was in the National Children's Orchestra of GB and has just been awarded a place for the fourth consecutive year in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, playing many times with them in all the major concert halls and in the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.
Other performance highlights include playing on the Mayor's Barge for the Queen's Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames and with a reduced NYO at Buckingham Palace for the Queen's Coronation Gala concert.
Chris is a recent winner of the Windsor and Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra competition and has previously won a Woking Young Musician's Trust Award and the Una Clarke Young Artist competition.
Aspiring to be a professional trombonist and euphonium player, Chris has gained an ATCL diploma with a high distinction and is currently a 1st year music scholar at Farnborough 6th Form College.