Bachelor of Music- Temple University, Master of Music- Boston University
Mnozil Brass, Blechauf'n, Berlin Philharmonic
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Co-founder of the Galena Brass, private lesson instructor at Music and for 20 years
Holds a Bachelor's of Music from Temple University and a Master's in Music Education from Boston University. He has studied trumpet with Steve Woytowicz and Don McComas, former assistant principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Chris is a founding member of the Galena Brass and the Little Brass Band of the Lehigh Valley and continues to perform with both groups. Chris can be heard with the Philadelphia German Brass Band during the fall and is an active freelance musician in the greater Philadelphia area.
Currently, he is a middle school band director in the Bristol Township School District and has led a successful private trumpet studio at Music and Arts in Horsham, PA for 20 years. Many former students have been selected to participate in honor’s festivals including PMEA District, Regional, All-State, and the NAfME All-Eastern music festivals. Upon graduation from high school many of Chris’ students have gone on to participate in collegiate music programs at schools such as Millersville University, Penn State University, Cornell University, Temple University, and the University of the Arts.