Born in Mid-Wales, Chris read Music at the University of Manchester before joining Lancing as a Graduate Music Assistant in 2014. In 2017, he completed a PGCE at the University of Buckingham, graduating with a Distinction.
Chris's principal study is piano accompaniment, though he is also a bassoonist, singer, conductor, musical director and arranger. In 2015, he won first prize in the Accompanist Category at the National Eisteddfod of Wales.
Chris is the baritone of the 2015 British Association of Barbershop Singers Quartet Champions, Tagline. Since their formation, they have sung at venues in Canada, USA, and across the UK; they have also recorded an album, and placed 6th at the 2016 International Youth Quartet Championships in USA.
In September 2017, Chris became Assistant Director of Music at Lancing College.