Chris has performed in the State College, Pennsylvania area since the early 1970s as a trombonist, singer, and actor. He sang two seasons with the Houston Symphony Chorale including performing with Leonard Bernstein. His first paying gig was with a Dixieland Band at age thirteen.
Chris is the alumni relations manager for the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State and a part-time instructor for Penn State Fitness. He lives in Boalsburg with his wife, Lisa, and occasionally with his children, college students Cedric and Sarah.
The Gill Street Band
Homecoming Rickshaw Brass Band
The Screaming Ducks
Andrew Jackson Soul Ensemble
Pit orchestras for Penn State Thespians, State College Area School District, Singing Onstage, and the State College Community Theatre
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail (Thoreau)
Hair! (Margaret Meade)
The Sound of Music (Captain Von Trapp)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Teddy Lloyd)
Ah! Wilderness (Nat Miller)
Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik)