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About Chris Sisson

Chris Sisson
Chris Sisson
Music Teacher, Professional
Location: Laurel, MD
Speaks: English
Instructs: Guitar, Music Theory
Education: A.A. in Music Performance from Howard Community College
Performance Experience: Chris has performed guitar in a number of musical theater orchestras. Shows include: Songs For A New World, A Chorus Line, Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors, The Last Five Years, Next To Normal, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Wiz, Cry Baby: The Musical, Man of La Mancha, The Wedding Singer - He has also composed original music for productions of The Chronicles of Narnia, Agatha Christie's Spider's Web, and performed an original score for a staged reading of Truman Capote's Holiday Memories.
Teaching Experience: Private instruction/tutoring of guitar and music theory
Teaching Philosophy: Chris' goal is to help his students discover their unique voice on the guitar. He works carefully with students to identify specific hurdles in their playing, find new challenges, and teach the material according to the student's interests. Having studied with rock, pop, jazz, and classical artists - he offers up a deep well of musical knowledge to share.

Get to know Chris Sisson

Chris Sisson began playing the guitar at age 15 - beginning with songs from Bob Marley, AC/DC, The Clash, and Jimi Hendrix. In the years since, he's studied Jazz Performance at Howard Community College, performed in ska and hip-hop bands, musical theater orchestras, and composed original music for staged theatrical productions. Currently he releases musical content as "Fuzzy Slippers" on his YouTube channel. 

Having learned from Rock N' Roll, Jazz, and Classical performers - Chris hopes to share a well rounded guitar and musical education with his students. In addition to guitar and music - Chris has performed as an actor, radio DJ, and is a former theater technician/live-events industry professional. When not playing music, Chris enjoys baseball, Godzilla movies, classic kung-fu cinema, and general history.

Chris Sisson teaches at:
11200 Scaggsville Rd Unit 111
Laurel, MD 20723
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