Growing up Chris was involved in musical theater and band which lit his fire for music. He has shared the stage with Jiggs Wiggam, Matt Wilson, Lee Konitz, Dave Pietro, Martin Wind, Scotty Barnhart, and Dave Douglas. He has also taken masterclases with Yo-Yo Ma, Phillip Glass, and Maria Schneider.
Chris is currently located in Neenah, WI where he does arranging work for local area bands and highschools. His works include such genres as Contemporary Jazz, Funk, Swing, Blues, Gospel, and small ensemble work. He is working on writing his first solo Jazz album as well as developing his singer-songwriter works into a 4-piece rock band format. Chris currently performs with The Swingtime Big Band.