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Solo classical guitarist
* Extensive repertoire performed from memory
* Offers performances of traditional flamenco, classic pop and rock songs, classical pieces by Spanish and South American composers, popular classical or a mix of any of the above
* 20 years of performance experience
* Fully self-contained with PAT tested amplification and public liability insurance
As a classical guitarist Chris is available for weddings, functions and events. His extensive repertoire includes classic pop and rock songs, traditional flamenco and classical guitar pieces composed by Spanish and South American composers. Chris also provides performances of popular classical guitar pieces by composers such as Bach, Guiliani and Sor creating an elegant and romantic atmosphere for any event.
For your event you can choose between a performance of music purely by Spanish composers (including flamenco), classic pop and rock songs arranged for classical guitar, a performance of popular classical pieces or a combination of any of the above.
Chris started playing guitar aged 13 and studied blues, classical, rock and jazz before training at Goldsmiths College London achieving a BMus Honours Degree and an MMus Masters Degree in Studio Composition. He now has 20 years of performance experience in a variety of musical contexts.
Chris’ education and musical versatility has enabled him to forge a career as a performer, composer and teacher. As a composer Chris’ music theatre works have been performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and his film soundtracks have been shown at numerous international film festivals. As a professional guitar teacher Chris teaches all styles of music, composition and music theory. As a performer Chris currently can be seen as a solo Spanish guitarist and as the lead guitarist in a Blues/Americana/Soul band.
Bristol based, Chris travels to perform throughout the South West, the South East, the Midlands and South Wales. He is always punctual, well presented and thoroughly professional.
Previous performances include:
Union Chapel, Islington
Buxton Fringe Festival
Peepul Centre, Leicester
Machynys Golf Club, Llanelli
The Bluebell Hotel, Neath
The Unitarian Meeting Hall, Bristol
The Limes Country Lodge, Earlswood
Manor Hill House, Bromsgrove
Mr Wolf’s, Bristol
Manor House Hotel and Golf Club, Castle Combe, Wiltshire
Moreish Restaurant, Bristol
La Tomatina, Bristol
St. Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry
Beau Castle, Worcestershire
Stone Manor Hotel, Nr Kidderminster
Piccolino Restaurant, Bristol
Squirrels Dray, Lichfield
Grand Central Station, Loughborough