Chris is an active choral conductor, teacher and performer. He is Co-Curricular Arts Middle Leader at St. Monica’s College, an all-girls Catholic school and the oldest school in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Chris has worked with Gondwana Choirs, led by Lyn Williams OAM, as choral conductor at National Choral School in Sydney and with the Cairns Gondwana Indigenous Choir from 2013-2019. In 2022 and 2020, he conducted several vocal ensembles in regional Queensland and Brisbane as part of The Queensland Conservatory’s State Honours Ensemble Programs (SHEP), Queensland’s state-wide program for gifted and skilled young musicians. In 2021 Chris toured the state as co-adjudicator of the Queensland Choral Fanfare Regional Finals. In August 2022 he adjudicated the choral and vocal sections of the Mackay Eisteddfod and has been invited to adjudicate the same sections in the Townsville Eisteddfod in September 2023.
He was Associate Conductor with the New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir (2007-2008) and performed as a member of Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir for ten years, representing New Zealand nationally and internationally.
Chris’ choirs have won many awards including Gold Awards at the Queensland Catholic Schools Music Festival (QMCF), and Silver and Bronze Awards at The Big Sing National Finale, NZ.
When not performing or conducting vocal music, Chris masquerades as an instrumentalist, performing on piano and accordion with Tango Amor for monthly “milongas” in Cairns at Elixir Music Bar.
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