Chris lives in Seattle with his wife Meleah and his two daughters Charlie and Nina. He is a musician, composer, and teacher with over 25 years of experience. He has devoted himself to expanding his music experience by participating in a diverse range of music projects involving multimedia, film soundtracks, theater, dance and live performance. He is a member of the following groups: Tuning the Air, The Atomic Chamber Ensemble, The League of Crafty Guitarists North America, and Lost Pedro. In 1997, Chris attended Cornish College of the Arts Jazz Program. During this time he also began his participation in Guitar Craft courses directed by guitarist Robert Fripp. In these intensive seminars, he learned the use of a new standard tuning (C G D A E G) and was introduced to specific techniques including collective improvisations known as Circulations. As an extension of his involvement in Guitar Craft, he has also been an integral part of Seattle Circle since 1997. He completed the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program in 2013. He recently joined the band King Crimson on keyboards for the 2017 Fall US Tour. Chris is now accepting students for Guitar, Piano and Bass Guitar. He is also available for Composition and Orchestration coaching.