Chris graduated from the University of Vermont in 2015 with a bachelors degree in Music Performance specializing in jazz guitar. During his time at UVM Chris began teaching private lessons at the Contois School of Music in Essex, VT. He has over 10 years of experience playing professionally all over the Northeast, most recently as a member of the Burlington, VT based band: smalltalker. Aside from jazz, Chris specializes in teaching rhythm and lead guitar in the style of funk, r&b, blues, rock and country.
As an instructor, Chris strives to create an atmosphere that is both fun and disciplined. He believes that musical enjoyment can increase exponentially with practice and understanding.