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Teaching songwriting at Redhouse's Rock Camp. 
Photo by Peggy Mitchell




Chris is a lifelong educator across multiple disciplines. He has worked with organizations including Syracuse University, University of Connecticut, Mount Holyoke College, Sitka Fine Arts Camp (AK), The Elizabeth Anne Carlson Foundation (Masterclass), Playhouse on Park (CT), Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Unified Theatre, Redhouse Arts Center (NY), and more, and served for two years as Program Director at Oddfellows Playhouse, the oldest youth theater in Connecticut. Former students have gone on to high level performing arts undergraduate programs across the country including UConn, The Hartt School, AMDA, Purchase College, Brandeis, Northwestern, Manhattanville College, Crane School of Music, University of Tampa, Marymount Manhattan, Syracuse University, and many more, and have been seen on professional stages and screens across the country. Chris is a proud American Federation of Musicians Teaching Artist.

He is currently teaching with Midori & Friends and through his private studio throughout New York City, and online with students across the country.

Specialties include:

  • College Audition Prep

    • Musical Theater​

    • Acting (Classical & Contemporary)

    • Vocal Music

    • Instrumental Music (Drums/Percussion, Guitars, Electric Bass, Piano)

  • Theater Audition Coaching

    • Musical Theater

    • Shakespeare

    • Contemporary Plays

  • Students with cognitive, physical, and other disabilities.

Want to learn more? 



The Penguin Tango at Redhouse Arts Center.
Photo by Genevieve Fridley
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